OLESON, Ole No. 1

WI 13th Inf Co H. Residence: Whitewater, Walworth County, Wisconsin. Born in Skien, Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 23. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, fair complexion, 5’7½”. Enlisted for three years on 10 Oct 1861 at Whitewater. Mustered 2 Nov 1861 at Janesville, Wisconsin. Private. Re-enlisted for three years on 23 Jan 1864 at Nashville, Tennessee. Bounty $400. Re-mustered 20 (sic) Jan 1864. Mustered out on 24 Nov 1865 at San Antonio, Texas. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 64-10,15; red book vol 18, p160) “Olson, Ole”

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