OLSON, Lorenz

IL 8th Cav Co M. Residence: Chicago, Cook County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Sailor. Age 30. Blue eyes, brown hair, fair complexion, 5’6”. Enlisted for three years on 9 Feb 1864 at Chicago and mustered there on 29 Feb 1864. Private. Mustered out with his Company on 17 Jul 1865 at Benton Harbor, Missouri; however, he was absent sick at the time and no discharge was given. Sources: (ILSA reel 14 p161)