OLSEN, Ole

WI 14th Inf Co G. Residence: Mosinee, Marathon County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 37. Farmer. Blue eyes, brown hair, light complexion, 5’4¼”. Enlisted for three years on 30 Oct 1861 at Mosinee and mustered 30 Jan 1862 at Fond du Lac, Wisconsin. Private. Took part in the battle of Shiloh, Tennessee, 7 Apr 1862. Discharged from the service 24 Feb 1863. Re-enlisted as a veteran volunteer on 26 Feb 1864. Took part in the battle of Nashville, Tennessee, on 15 & 16 Dec 1864. Took part in the campaign of Georgia until the fall of Atlanta. Took part in the siege of Fort Spanish, Alabama, in 1865. Sources: (WHS red book vol 19, p136)

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