WI 30th Inf Co B. Residence: Ridgeway, Iowa County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 23. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’8”. Enlisted 19 Aug 1862 at Ridgeway. Mustered 21 Oct 1862 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Was sick at Camp Randall, Madison, from 21 Jun 1863 to Aug 1863. Mustered out 20 Sep 1865 at Louisville, Kentucky. Post war: In Aug 1889, he was said to be living at Richland, Buffalo County, South Dakota. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 140-3,13; red book vol 35) (Larsen p40) “Olson, Ole”