OLESON, John

WI 22nd Inf Co B. Residence: Clyde, Iowa County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 39. Blue eyes, brown hair, light complexion, 5’7”. Drafted and enrolled for one year on 19 Nov 1864. Private. His unit, while in North Carolina on 30 Apr 1865, was assigned to become permanent guard at Camp Randall, Madison, Wisconsin. “Never joined command.” Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 254-1; red book vol 27)

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