OLESON, Yesten

WI 16th Inf Co D. Residence: Deerfield, Dane County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 43. Married. Blue eyes, brown hair, fair complexion, 5’9½”. Drafted. Enrolled for one year on 19 Sep 1864 at Janesville, Wisconsin. Mustered there the same day. Private. Killed by accident on a rail road at Calhoun Station, Georgia, in October 1864. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 80-18; red book vol 21 p96)

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