OLSON, Nelson

IL 8th Inf Co I. Residence: Danville, Vermillion County, Illinois. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Age 28. Farmer. Blue eyes, light hair, fair complexion, 5’3”. Enlisted for one year on 27 Sep 1864 at Danville and mustered there the same day. Private. Discharged 27 Sep 1865 at New Orleans, term of service having expired. Sources: (ILSA reel one p121)