OLSON, John S.

IA 38th Inf Co K. Residence: Winneshiek County, Iowa. Born in Hakedalen, Norway. Civil War: Age 36. Enlisted 11 Aug 1862 as Corporal. Mustered 4 Nov 1862. Reduced to ranks. Transferred to Iowa 34th & 38th Infantry Consolidated Company I on 1 Jan 1865. Mustered out 15 Aug 1865, Houston, Texas. Post war: Died 1883. Sources: (ISW-V p467,906) (DGA)