OLSEN, Ole

WI 33rd Inf Co E. Residence: Spring Valley, Rock County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 22. Unmarried. Gray eyes, dark hair, light complexion, 5’9”, light 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 of disease (“brain fever”) at Memphis, Tennessee, on 30 Apr 1863. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 151-7,14; red book vol 38) (Love p1112)

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