OLSON, Ole

WI 14th Inf Co I. Residence: La Crosse, La Crosse County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 18. Unmarried. Gray eyes, light brown hair, fair complexion, 5’9½”. Enlisted for three years on 25 Feb 1864 at La Crosse. Mustered the same day. Recruit. Private. Was all through the campaign around Atlanta, in the battle of Nashville and the pursuit of Hood’s army. He was in the Siege of Fort Spanish and the campaign against Montgomery, Alabama. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 70-14; red book vol 19 p172)

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