OLESON, Torkel

WI 14th Inf. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 44. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’9”. Drafted. Enrolled for one year on 30 Sep 1864 at Manitowoc Rapids, Wisconsin. Mustered there the same day. Private. “Last paid” on a muster roll of the WI 17th Inf Co A. Discharged from the service 2 Jun 1865. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 87-14; red book vol 22, p20)

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