OLSEN, Even

WI 27th Inf Co K. Residence: Two Rivers, Manitowoc County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 28. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’6”. Enlisted for one year on 21 Sep 1864 at Manitowoc, Wisconsin. Mustered 11 Oct 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin. Recruit. Bounty $100. Private. Joined the 27th from recruiting depot on 10 Nov 1864. Post war: Buried at Valders, Wisconsin; stone reads “5 Nov 1837 – 28 Mar 1914”. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 129-14, 130-12) (Wisconsin Cemetery Records) (Hedberg) “Olson, Even”

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