OLSON, Gunder

WI 15th Inf Co B. Residence: Stoughton, Dane County, Wisconsin. Born in Risor, Norway. Civil War: Age 18. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 20 Sep 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin, and mustered there on 16 Nov 1861. Private. Wounded and taken prisoner in Battle of Chickamauga, Georgia, 19 Sep 1863, and died of his wounds in, or on the way to, Atlanta, 21 Sep 1863. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-4; red book vol 20 p 34) (Buslett p394) (Ager p296) (RWV p809) (Application for pension filed by Gunder’s father on 24 Nov 1880)