OLESON, John

WI 22nd Inf Co B. Residence: Beloit, Rock County, Wisconsin. Born in Wisconsin. Civil War: Unmarried. Age 18. Gray eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’4½”. Enlisted for three years on 15 Aug 1862 at Beloit. Mustered 1 Sep 1862 at Camp Utley, Racine, Wisconsin. Private. Died of disease in Danville prison on 30 Jun 1863. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 111-14; red book vol 27) (Love p1094) [Red book states he died at Danville, Kentucky, on 30 Jan 1863.]

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