OLESON, Nelson

IL 95th Inf Co K. Residence: Manchester, Boone County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 24. Unmarried. Gray eyes, dark hair, light complexion, 6’1”. Enlisted for three years on 8 Aug 1862 at Poplar Grove, Illinois. Mustered on 4 Sep 1862 at Rockford, Illinois. Private. Discharged from the service for disability on 6 Apr 1863 from a hospital in Memphis, Tennessee. Sources: (ILSA reel 8 p42)

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