OLSON, Niels

WI 29th Inf Co I. Residence: Ashippun, Dodge County, Wisconsin. Born 6 Jul 1836 in Norway. Civil War: Age 27. Enlisted for three years on 15 Aug 1862 at Hartford, Wisconsin. Mustered 27 Sep 1862 at Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Private. Mustered out 22 Jun 1865 at Shreveport, Louisiana. Post war: Married on 19 Jul 1867 to Martha Nelson Kleiva. Seven children. Died 10 Oct 1923. Buried at East Lemonweir, New Lisbon, Wisconsin. Sources: (WHS red book vol 34) (Wisconsin Cemetery Records) (Hedberg) (Naeseth ’47-718) “Kittilsrød, Niels Olsen”

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