OLESON, Ole

WI 12th Inf Co C. Residence: Perry, Dane County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 20. Farmer. Unmarried. Blue eyes, red hair, rosy complexion, 5’10”. Re-enlisted for three years on 5 Jan 1864 at Natchez, Mississippi. Private. Wounded severely on 21 Jul 1864. Promoted to Corporal on 1 Feb 1865. Absent wounded in Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin. No discharge furnished at muster out of company. Sources: (WHS red book vol 17, p48)

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