OLSON, Ole W.

WI 15th Inf Co F. Residence: Manitowoc, Manitowoc County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 26. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 8 Jan 1862 at Manitowoc and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, 11 Jan 1862. Private. Promoted to Corporal 18 Sep 1862. Promoted to Sergeant 1 May 1863. Taken prisoner at Chickamauga, Georgia, 20 Sep 1863. It was said he survived the battlefield, but he likely died among the Rebels because he was never mustered out, and there were no reports about him after he was taken prisoner. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-8; red book vol 20 p84) (Buslett p515) (Ulvestad p260) (Ager p308)

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