OLESON, Martin

WI 47th Inf Co D. Residence: Sugar Creek, Walworth County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 34. Married. Blue eyes, brown hair, dark complexion, 5’7”. Enlisted for one year on 7 Feb 1865 at Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and mustered there the same day. Bounty $100, $33.33 paid. Private. Detailed as company cook in Jul 1865. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 188-5,15; red book vol 52) “Olson, Martin”

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