OLSON, Ole

WI 25th Inf Co B. Residence: Richwood, Richland County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 42. Married. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 6’2”. Enlisted for three years on 26 Jan 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin, and mustered there on 10 Feb 1864. Private. Recruit. Joined the company on 28 Apr 1864. Was on the march from Decatur, Alabama, to Resaca, Georgia, where he was killed in battle 12 May 1864. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 121-13; red book vol 30) (Love p1098) “Oleson, Ole”

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