OLSON, Aarent

IL 23rd Inf Co K Consolidated. Residence not shown. Born in Norway. Civil War: Blacksmith. Age 20. Blue eyes, light hair, fair complexion, 5’10½”. Enlisted for one year on 28 Mar 1865 at Marengo, Illinois, and mustered there the same day. Bounty $100. Private. Promoted to Corporal. Mustered out with his Company on 24 Jul 1865 at Richmond, Virginia. Sources: (ILSA reel 17 p52)