OLSON, Jens

WI 49th Inf Co I. Residence: Dunkirk, Dane County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 38. Blue eyes, light hair, fair complexion, 5’11”. Enlisted for one year on 13 Feb 1865 at Madison, Wisconsin. Mustered 22 Feb 1865 at Madison. Bounty $100, $33.33 paid. Private. Furloughed for 20 days on 3 Oct 1865, reported at home sick. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 193-11,13,27) “Oleson, Jens”

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