OLSON, Kittel

WI 15th Inf Co K. Residence: Worth County, Iowa. Born in Norway. Came to America in 1853. Civil War: Farmer. Age 49. Married. Enlisted for three years on 18 Jan 1862 in Worth County and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, 11 Feb 1862. Private. Left behind sick at Mississippi River Island No. 10 on 11 Jun 1862. Sick in military hospital in July. Became unfit for service and was discharged for disability at Jacinto, Mississippi, 22 July 1862. Post war: Married Marie Bergo. Died 3 May 1873, killed in a farm accident. Buried at Silver Lake Cemetery, Worth County. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-12; red book vol 20 p148) (Walk) (Buslett p638) (Ager p319) Rootsweb.com. Lincoln Klabo ccxx@aol.com) “Klabo, Kittel Olson”.