OLSON, Marthin

WI 15th Inf Co I. Residence: Mt. Morris, Waushara County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 35. Married. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’6”. Enlisted for one year on 30 Sep 1864 at Berlin, Wisconsin, and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, 4 Oct 1864. Bounty $100. Private. Joined I Company at Whiteside, Tennessee, 29 Dec 1864. Temporarily assigned to the Wisconsin 24th Infantry. Transferred to Company I of the Wisconsin 13th on 10 Jun 1865. Mustered out 24 Jul 1865. Post war: There is a man named Mads Olson (24 Oct 1830 – 9 Jan 1899) buried in Holden Cemetery, Mt. Morris. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-11; red book vol 20 p132) (Buslett p604) (Ager p315) (Hedberg) “Olson, Martin”