OLESON, Ole O.

WI 12th Inf Co G. Residence: Prescott, Pierce County, Wisconsin. From Gudbrandsdalen, Norway. Civil War: Age 25. Mechanic. Unmarried. Blue eyes, brown hair, fair complexion, 5’9”. Enlisted for three years on 13 Oct 1861 at Prescott. Mustered 30 Oct 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Promoted to Corporal on 1 Jan 1863. Re-enlisted 5 Jan 1864. Killed in action on a skirmish line on 8 Jul 1864 near Knickajack Creek, Georgia. Sources: (WHS red book vol 17, p124) (WLCW p58) (Ulvestad p265) “Olsen, Ole”

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