OLSON, Christian M.

WI 30th Inf Co C. Residence: Galesville, Trempealeau County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 21. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’6”. Enlisted for three years on 21 Aug 1862 at Galesville. Mustered 21 Oct 1862 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Promoted to Corporal 16 Dec 1862. Under arrest and then returned to duty in February 1864. Reduced to ranks on 5 Nov 1864. On detached service guarding medical supplies on 13 Jun 1865. On furlough 8 Aug 1865. Mustered out 4 Sep 1865 at Madison. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 140-13; red book vol 35) (Larsen p49)

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