OLSEN, Hendrick

WI 33rd Inf Co E. Residence: Spring Valley, Rock County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 19. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’5”, 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. Died 10 Feb 1863 at Moscow, Tennessee, of pneumonia. Brother of Halgrin Olsen, same unit. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 151-7,14,19; red book vol 38) (Email, descendant Richard Trolstem, Calgary, Alberta)

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