OLESON, Yance

IL Lt Arty Cogswells Battery. Residence: Leland, La Salle County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 44. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’11”. Enlisted for three years on 5 Dec 1861 at Leland. Mustered 12 Nov 1861 at Ottawa, Illinois. Private. Died 26 Oct 1862 at Memphis, Tennessee. Sources: (ILSA reel 18 p25)

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