OLSON, Charles

WI 15th Inf Co E. Residence: Buchanan, LaCrosse County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 38. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 12 Nov 1861 at La Crosse. Mustered 10 Dec 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Sick in a hospital at Nashville, Tennessee, on 1 Aug, on 26 Nov and on 26 Dec 1862. “Has not been heard from since and is dropped as deserter”, Company E clerk wrote on roster of 31 Aug 1864. Charles Olson died at Nashville Hospital on 14 Jan 1863 and is buried at the National Cemetery there; section B, grave 1075. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-7; red book vol 20 p76) (TAR) (Buslett p489) (Ager p305)