OLSON, Ole Senior

WI 15th Inf Co C. Residence: Norway Township, Racine County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 34. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 9 Oct 1861 at Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, 2 Dec 1861. Sergeant. Sick in St Louis on 4 Mar 1862. Reported on 3 Jun 1862 to be still sick at St. Louis. Was thought to have deserted from Mississippi River Island No. 10 on 1 Jun 1862. Was found to be sick in Evansville, Indiana, where he was declared unfit for service and was discharged on 14 Nov 1862. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-5; red book vol 20 p 42) (Buslett p424) (Ulvestad p260) (Ager p299)