WI 15th Inf Co C. Residence: Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 31. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 8 Oct 1861 at Milwaukee and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, on 2 Dec 1861. Private. Sick at Murfeesboro, Tennessee, 24 Jun 1863. Sick and left behind at Bella Valley, Alabama, on 9 Sep 1863. Sick at Wisen’s Gap. Was a prisoner of war on 19 Sep 1863. Was back in Chattanooga, Tennessee, by 24 Dec 1863. Mustered out with C Company on 1 Jan 1865 at Chattanooga. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-5; red book vol 20 p 48) (Buslett p424) (Ulvestad p319) (Ager p299) (Meeker) “Olson, Thore”