OLSON, Nils

WI 47th Inf Co D. Residence: Scandinavia, Waupaca County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 24. Unmarried. Gray eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’10”. Enlisted for one year on 25 Jan 1865 at Scandinavia. Mustered 10 Feb 1865 at Madison, Wisconsin. Bounty $100, $33.33 paid. Appointed Sergeant on 12 Feb 1865. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 188-5; red book vol 52)

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