OLSON, Neals

IL 20th Inf Co H. Residence: Granville, Putnam County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 25. Farmer. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’9½”. Enlisted for three years on 13 Jun 1861 at Joliet, Illinois, and mustered there the same day. Private. Re-enlisted for three years on 5 Jan 1864 at Big Black River, Mississippi, and mustered there the same day. Private. Killed in action on 22 Jul 1864. Sources: (ILSA reel two p 85, 86)

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