OLESON, Martin

WI 13th Inf Co H. Residence: Whitewater, Walworth County, Wisconsin. Born in Skien, Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 24. Unmarried. Blue eyes, brown hair, fair complexion, 5’6”. Enlisted for three years on 14 Oct 1861 at Whitewater. Mustered 2 Nov 1861 at Janesville, Wisconsin. Private. Re-enlisted for three years on 23 Jan 1864 at Nashville, Tennessee. Bounty $400. Mustered 30 Jan 1864. Mustered out 24 Nov 1865 at San Antonio, Texas. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 64-15; red book vol 18, p160) “Olson, Martin”

Menu