OLSEN, Elling

WI 29th Inf Co A. Residence: Medina, Dane County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Shoemaker. Age 31. Hazel eyes, brown hair, light complexion, 5’9”. Enlisted for one year on 7 Sep 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin. Mustered the same day. Bounty $100, $33.33 paid. Private. Mustered out 22 Jun 1865 at Shreveport, Louisiana. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 136-13; red book vol 34)

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