OLSON, Charles

WI 4th Cav Co D. Residence: Jackson, Adams County, Wisconsin. Born in Lilleyord (?), Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 25. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’4½”. Enlisted for three years on 1 Jan 1864 at Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Mustered there on 13 Feb 1864. Private. Promoted to Corporal 13 Jul 1864. Discharged from the service 14 Sep 1865 by order of General Merritt at New Orleans. Sources: (WHS red book vol 4a p112)