OLSEN, Thomas

WI 1st Army Corps (Hancock’s Corps), 1st Company. Residence: Algoma, Winnebago County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Carpenter. Age 27. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’6”. Enlisted for one year on 23 Feb 1865 at Madison, Wisconsin, and mustered there on 1 Mar 1865. Recruit entitled to $100 bounty. Private. Assigned Company K, 2nd Regiment, this corps. Discharged from the service on 23 Feb 1866 at Elmira, New York. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 256-1,2,6)