OLESON, Ole

WI 44th Inf Co C. Residence: Iola, Waupaca County, Wisconsin. Enlistment credited to Shields, Dodge County. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 35. Married. Blue eyes, auburn hair, dark complexion, 5’6”. Enlisted for one year on 29 Oct 1864 at Waupaca, Wisconsin. Mustered 10 Nov 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin. Bounty $100, $33.33 paid. Private. Sick in hospital at Paducah, Kentucky, since 5 Jul 1865, sent to a hospital in Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin, and discharged from there on 16 Aug 1865. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 180-4,15; red book vol 49; blue book) “Olson, Ole”

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