OLSON, Orick

IL 34th Inf Co B. Residence: Prophetstown, Whiteside County, Illinois. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Age 29. Farmer. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’8”. Enlisted for three years on 7 Sep 1861 at Camp Butler and mustered there the same day. Private. Detached from this company and assigned to the Pioneer Brigade. Mustered out 2 Dec 1864 at Springfield, Illinois. Sources: (ILSA reel three p 76).