OLSON, Ellev

WI 15th Inf Co B. Residence: Black Earth, Dane County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 26. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 17 Oct 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin, and mustered there on 16 Nov 1861. Private. On military police duty, 17th, 20th and 24th of December, 1862. Served as escort with the provision transport from Stevenson, Alabama, 13 Oct 1863. Absent because of illness on 8th and 9th of July, 1864. Mustered out with B Company, 2 Dec 1864, at Chattanooga, Tennessee. Post war: Lived at Brager, Wisconsin. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-4; red book vol 20 p 34) (Buslett p393) (Ager p296) (RWV p809) “Olson, Ellend”