OLSON, Gottschalk

IL 82nd Inf Co I. Residence: Leland, La Salle County, Illinois. Born in Vein (?), Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 24. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, dark complexion, 5’9”. Enlisted for three years on 30 Jul 1862 at Chicago. Mustered 29 Oct 1862 at Camp Butler, Illinois. Private. Wounded at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Absent at mustering out of his regiment. No discharge furnished. Sources: (ILSA reel 7 p73)

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