OLESON, Oley D.

IL 57th Inf Co A. Residence: Mendota, La Salle County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 22. Unmarried. Light eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’5”. Enlisted for three years on 12 Oct 1861 at Mendota. Mustered 26 Dec 1861 at Chicago, Illinois, as a Corporal. Died 18 Feb 1863 at Corinth, Mississippi. Sources: (ILSA reel 6 p4; reel 47-9 p4)

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