OLSEN, Halgrim

WI 33rd Inf Co E. Residence: Spring Valley, Rock County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 22. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’7”, heavy build. Enlisted for three years on 15 Aug 1862 at Janesville, Wisconsin. Mustered 18 Oct 1862 at Camp Utley, Racine, Wisconsin. Bounty paid at muster $25 (of $100 total). Private. Brother of Hendrick Olsen, same unit. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 151-7,14; red book vol 38) (Love p1112) (Email descendant Richard Trostem, Calgary, Alberta)

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