OLESON, John

WI 3rd Inf Co F. Residence: Boscobel, Grant County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 21. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 6’. Enlisted for three years on 6 May 1861 at Boscobel. Mustered 29 Jun 1861 at Fond du Lac, Wisconsin. Private. Engaged at Winchester, Virginia; Cedar Mountain, Virginia. Killed at Antietam, Maryland, on 17 Sep 1862. Sources: (WHS red book vol 9 p120) (WLCW p13) (Love p1060)

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