OLSON, Olaf

WI 15th Inf Co A. Residence: Chicago, Illinois. Civil War: Age 19. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 8 Oct 1861 at Chicago. Mustered 15 Nov 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. He was in jail at Mississippi River Island No. 10 on 17 May 1862. Sick in Nashville. Transferred to the Navy near Ringgold, Georgia, 5 May 1864. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-3; red book vol 20 p 20) (Buslett p364) (Ager p293)

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