OLSEN, Knude

NH 6th Inf Co A. Born “Knut Olsen Hulyvik” in Tysvaer, Norway. Civil War: Sailor. Gray eyes, brown hair, sandy complexion, 5’7”. Enlisted as a Substitute on 11 Jun 1864 at West Lebanon, New Hampshire. Private. Captured 27 Jun 1864 at Petersburg, Virginia. Imprisoned at Andersonville, Georgia. Enlisted in TN 10th Inf Co F. CSA in Oct 1864 at Camp Lawton, Millen, Georgia. Private. Captured 28 Dec 1864 at Egypt’s Station, Mississippi. Sent to Memphis, Tennessee, and then on 17 Jan 1865 to Alton Military Prison, Illinois. In prison hosptal suffering from intermittent fever from 31 Mar 1865 to 11 Jun 1865. Took oath of allegiance to the Union on 27 Jun 1865. Sources: (www.borgerkrigen.info)

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