OLSON, Ole

WI 21st Inf Co G. Residence: Waupaca, Waupaca County, Wisconsin. Born in Denmark. Civil War: Age 20. Farmer. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’7”. Enlisted for three years on 19 Aug 1862 at Waupaca. Mustered 5 Sep 1862 at Oshkosh, Wisconsin. Bounty $25 paid. Private. Engaged in the battles of Chaplain Hills, Hoover Gap, Dug Gap, and Chickamauga, Georgia. Was in the campaign to Atlanta and the campaign to Savannah. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 106-9,14; red book vol 26)

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