OLESON, Matheas

WI 27th Inf Co H. Residence: Christiania, Dane County, Wisconsin. Born in Valdahl (sic), Norway. Civil War: Age 24. Farmer. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’10½”. Enlisted for three years on 14 Aug 1862 at Christiania. Mustered 25 Oct 1862 at Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Private. Promoted to Corporal 26 Jan 1863. Died of disease on 21 Nov 1863 at Christiania, Wisconsin. Sources: (WHS red book vol 32)