OLSEN, Hover

IL 8th Inf Co B. Residence: Lynn, Woodford County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 30. Farmer. Blue eyes, fair hair, fair complexion, 6’2”. Enlisted for one year on 3 Oct 1864 at Springfield, Illinois. Private. Mustered the same day. Discharged 2 Oct 1865 at Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Sources: (ILSA reel 1 p 77)

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