OLSON, Ole

WI 2nd Inf Co E. Residence: Winchester, Winnebago County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Boatman. Age 21. Blue eyes, brown hair, florid complexion, 5’10½”. Enlisted for three years on 1 Jun 1861 at Oshkosh, Wisconsin. Mustered 11 Jun 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Transferred to Western Gun Boat Service on 17 Feb 1862. Promoted to “Ship’s Corporal”. Discharged from the service from the US Gunboat “Mound City” on 26 Jul 1863, “his time having expired”. Sources: (WHS red book vol 8)

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