OLSON, Niels

IL 16th Cav Co M. Residence: Morris, Grundy County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 40. Married. Blue eyes, light hair, fair complexion, 5’6”. Enlisted for three years on 25 Dec 1862 at Morris. Mustered 19 May 1863 at Camp Butler, Illinois. Private. Was transferred to the Veterans Reserve Corp on 3 Jun 1864. Mustered out on 9 Sep 1865 at Springfield, Illinois. Sources: (ILSA reel 15 p95)