OLSON, Christian

WI 15th Inf Co K. Residence: Avoca, Iowa County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 27. Married. Blue eyes, red hair, 5’10½”. Farmer. Enlisted for three years on 9 Jan 1862 at Avoca and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, 11 Feb 1862. Private. Corporal. Sick in Chattanooga, Tennessee, on 27 October 1863. Died there of chronic diarrhea on 12 Nov 1863. Buried in National Cemetery there; section A, grave 368. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-12; red book vol 20 p142) (Buslett p636) (Ulvestad p264) (Ager p319) “Olsen, Christian”