OLSON, Christian

WI 15th Inf Co B. Residence: Winchester, Winnebago County, Wisconsin. Born in Toten, Norway, about 1831. Civil War: Age 30. Married. Enlisted for three years on 2 Jan 1862 at Neenah, Wisconsin, and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, on 18 Jan 1862. Private. Sick in Bowling Green, Kentucky, 4 Nov 1862. Served as escort to the provision transport to Stevenson, Alabama, on 13 Oct 1863. Sick and sent to hospital 1 May 1864. Transferred to Company H at Whiteside, Tennessee, 14 Jan 1865. Mustered out at Madison, Wisconsin, 8 Feb 1865. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-4; red book vol 20 p34) (Buslett p393) (Ager p297) (Gjertveit) (RWV p809)