OLSON, Knud

WI 15th Inf Co A. Residence: Pleasant Springs, Dane County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 36. Enlisted for three years on 16 Jan 1864 at Pleasant Springs. Mustered Jan 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Recruit. Joined A Company at McDonald’s Station on 23 Apr 1864. Shot through his left hand at Resaca, Georgia, 14 May 1864, and sent to hospital in Nashville, Tennessee. Transferred to Company H at Whiteside, Tennessee, 20 Dec 1864. Sick in Huntsville, Alabama, 3 Mar 1865. Transferred to 13th Infantry, Company I, 10 Jun 1865. Mustered out because of sickness. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-13; red book vol 20 p 20) (Buslett p364) (Ager p293) (Meeker)

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