OLESON, Ole

WI 10th Inf Co G. Residence: Jackson County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 24. Farmer. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’7”. Enlisted for three years on 7 Sep 1861 at Black River Falls, Wisconsin. Mustered 5 Oct 1861 at Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Private. Killed in action on 8 Oct 1862 at Chaplin Hills, Kentucky, in the battle of Perryville. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 48-9; red book vol 15) (WLCW p47) (Love p1072)

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