OLSON, Gustav

WI 6th Inf Co B. Residence: Portland, Monroe County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 26. Married. Blue eyes, brown hair, dark complexion, 5’10”. Drafted. Enrolled for one year and mustered on 10 Nov 1864 at La Crosse, Wisconsin. Private. Joined Company B on 17 Dec 1864. Absent sick from 20 Dec 1864 to 16 Jan 1865. Absent sick 13 Mar 1865. Discharged from the service 30 May 1865 from Stanton US General Hospital at Washington DC. Sources: (WHS red book vol 11 p46) (Larsen)