OLESON, Torbigan J.

WI 23rd Inf Co G. Residence: Hampden, Columbia County, Wisconsin. Born “Thorbjørn Jacobsen Hesjedal” on 29 Dec 1842 at Civil War: Unmarried. Age 19. Enlisted for three years on 15 Aug 1862 at Columbus, Columbia County. Mustered 30 Aug 1862 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Left in hospital at Nicholasville, Kentucky, 8 Nov 1862. Discharged from the service for disability at Helena, Arkansas, on 1 Jan 1865. Post war: Married on 20 Oct 1870 to Ingeborg Larsdatter Kallestad (1852-1928?). Three children. While living in Rice Lake, Barron County, he was granted a pension of $18 a month because of disabilities of his lungs. He died 1 Jan 1889 and was buried at Our Savior Lutheran Church Cemetery, Barron County, Wisconsin. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 114-13; red book vol 28) (“Pensioners on the Roll as of January 1, 1883 (living in Wisconsin)”, Park Genealogical Books, Roseville, Minnesota publ. 1998.) (Naeseth ’47-810) “Oleson, Tarbigan” “Olson, Thomas”