WI 27th Inf Co D. Residence: Manitowoc, Manitowoc County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 40. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’8”. Enlisted for one year on 19 Sep 1864 at Manitowoc. Mustered 7 Oct 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin. Bounty $100, $33.33 still due at muster out. Recruit. Private. Joined the company from recruiting depot on 27 Dec 1864. Mustered out with company on 14 Jul 1865 at Clarksville, Texas. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 129-14, 130-6, 131-10; red book vol 32) “Oleson, Swen”