OLSON, Arve

WI 32nd Inf Co E. Residence: Ettrick, Trempeauleau County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 33. Farmer. Married. Blue eyes, brown hair, light complexion, 5’5”. Drafted. Enrolled for one year on 21 Sep 1864 at Ettrick, and mustered there the same day. Private. “On all campaigns since joining the company.” Was wounded in action at Rivers Bridges, Saltketchie Swamp, South Carolina, in right breast and arm. Sent to General Hospital, Beaufort, South Carolina. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 148-13; red book vol 37) “Oleson, Anvie”

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