OLESON, Peter

WI 50th Inf Co I. Residence: Scandinavia, Waupaca County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 19 (or 29). Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’10”. Enlisted for one year on 9 Mar 1865 at Waupaca, Wisconsin. Mustered 16 Mar 1865 at Madison, Wisconsin. Bounty $100, $33.33 paid. Private. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 195-10,12; red book vol 48)

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