OLSON, John

WI 12th Inf Co K. Residence: Wauseka, Crawford County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 20. Miller. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’10”. Enlisted for three years 5 Jan 1864 at Boscobel, Wisconsin, and mustered that day at La Crosse, Wisconsin. Recruit. Private. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 58-13; red book vol 17, p178)

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