OLSON, Andrew F.

WI 22nd Inf Co K. Residence: Cambridge, Wisconsin. Born “Anders Olson Flaten” in Norway. Civil War: Shoemaker. Age 21. Hazel eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’6”. Enrolled 10 Mar 1865 at New Diggings, Wisconsin, for one year. Substitute for Robert Ron. Private. Transferred “in the field near Washington, DC” from WI 22nd Inf Co K to the WI 3rd Inf on 1 Jun 1865. Post war: Buried at East Koshkonong, Wisconsin; stone reads “3 Aug 1843 – 14 Aug 1927”. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 12-2; red book vol 27) (Letter to Minneapolis Norwegian Language Newspaper, 1892, signed A.K.Brenden, Bend OR) (Wisconsin Cemetery Records) (Hedberg) “Olson, Anders”