OLSEN, Mathias

WI 27th Inf Co H. Residence: Christiania, Wisconsin. Born in Valdahl, Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 24. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’10½”, stout build. Enlisted for three years on 14 Aug 1862 at Christiania. Mustered 25 Oct 1862 at Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Corporal. Left sick at Helena, Arkansas, 13 Aug 1863. Sick in hospital at St. Louis, Missouri, since 14 Oct 1863, according to November 1863 regimental report. Died of disease, 21 Nov 1863, at Christiania, Wisconsin. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 129-10,19; 130-10, 131-4)