OLESON, Jacob

WI 44th Inf Co E. Residence: Iola, Waupaca County, Wisconsin. Enlistment credited to Royalton, Waupaca County. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 38. Married. Blue eyes, brown hair, light complexion, 5’10”. Enlisted for one year on 29 Dec 1863 at Green Bay, Wisconsin. Mustered there the same day. Bounty $100, $33.33 paid. Private. Sick in hospital at Nashville, Tennessee. Sick in hospital at Madison, Wisconsin, since 4 Aug 1865. Discharged 10 Aug 1865. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 180-7; red book vol 49; blue book)

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