OLSON, Godtfried

WI 46th Inf Co K. Residence: Troy, Sauk County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Carpenter. Age 24. Unmarried. Brown eyes, black hair, flush complexion, 5’7”. Enlisted for one year on 3 Feb 1865 at La Crosse, Wisconsin, and mustered there the same day. Bounty $100, $33.33 paid. Private. Died of disease (typhoid pneumonia) at New Albany, Indiana, on 14 Mar 1865. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 186-11; red book vol 51) (Love p1121)