OLSEN, Ole M.

WI 15th Inf Co B. Residence: Black Earth, Dane County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 19. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 15 Oct 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin, and mustered there on 16 Nov 1861. Private. Sick at Bowling Green, Kentucky, 17 Sep 1862. Sick in Chattanooga, Tennessee, 24 Dec 1863. Taken prisoner at Knoxville, 1 Jan 1864, and died of disease in Andersonville Prison, 11 Jul 1864. Buried in grave 3162. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-4; red book vol 20 p 34) (Buslett p395) (RWV p809) (GPO p148) (Ager p296)

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