OLSON, Ebrah

WI 30th Inf Co C. Residence: Preston, Trempealeau County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 18. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’10½”. Enlisted for three years on 15 Aug 1862 at Galesville, Wisconsin. Mustered 21 Oct 1862 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. He was killed during a draft riot in New Lisbon, Wisconsin, on 10 Sep 1863, shot twice in his left breast by a revolver. Buried in Madison. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 140-13; red book vol 35) (Larsen p49) (Love p1108) (Kennedy, James B. Wisconsin Civil War name index) “Oleson, Ebrat” “Olson, Ebrat”

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