OLSON, John

IL 89th Inf Co D. Residence: Chicago, Cook County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Laborer. Age 18. Hazel eyes, brown hair, fair complexion, 5’7”. Enlisted for three years on 9 Jan 1864 at Chicago and mustered there the same day. Private. Died at Andersonville Prison, Georgia, 18 Aug 1864. Grave number is 6098. Sources: (ILSA reel 8 p18) (“Prisoners who died at Andersonville Prison” Atwater List, publ 1865)

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