OLESON, Ole C.

WI 42nd Inf Co D. Residence: Fairwater, Brown County, Wisconsin. Enlistment credited to Freeman, Crawford County. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 20. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’5”. Enlisted for one year on 7 Sep 1864 at Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin. Mustered there the same day. Bounty $100. Private. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 176-5; red book vol 47)

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