OLSON, Anton

WI 14th Inf Co I. Residence: La Crosse, La Crosse County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 20. Farmer. Unmarried. Gray eyes, light hair, fair complexion, 5’11”. Enlisted for three years on 25 Feb 1864 at La Crosse. Mustered the same day. Recruit. Private. Was all through the campaign around Atlanta, in the battle of Nashville and the pursuit of Hood’s army. Was in the siege of Fort Spanish and the campaign against Montgomery, Alabama. Sources: (WHS red book vol 19, p172)