OLESON, Ole

WI 15th Inf Co F. Residence: Manitowoc, Manitowoc County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 18. Farmer. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’6”. Enlisted for three years on 16 Feb 1864 at Manitowoc. Mustered 16 Mar 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Promoted to Corporal. Transferred to WI 13th Inf Co I on 11 Jun 1865. Discharged from the service 30 Jun 1865 at New Orleans, Louisiana, by reason of being a supernumerary N.C.O. Sources: (WHS red book vol 18, p180)

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