OLSON, Lewis

WI 12th Inf Co K. Residence: Freeman, Rising Sun, Crawford County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 25. Farmer. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’6”. Enlisted for three years on 12 Oct 1861 at Marietta, Wisconsin. Mustered 31 Oct 1861. Private. Re-enlisted for three years on 4 Jan 1864 at Natchez, Mississippi. Promoted to Corporal on 1 Nov 1864. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 58-12,14,15; red book vol 17, p176)

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