OLESON, Peter

WI 43rd Inf Co D. Residence: Glencoe, Buffalo County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Laborer. Age 28. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, dark complexion, 5’10”. Enlisted for one year on 2 Sep 1864 at La Crosse, Wisconsin. Mustered there the same day. Bounty $100, $33.33 paid. Private. Died of disease at Camp Reno Hospital in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, on 11 Oct 1864. Buried in Milwaukee Cemetery, grave 9. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 178-5,12; red book vol 48; blue book 49) (Love p1120)

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