OLSON, Peder

WI 15th Inf Co E. Residence: Greenfield, LaCrosse County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 39. Farmer. Hazel eyes, dark brown hair, dark complexion, 5’3”. Enlisted for three years on 26 Feb 1864 at La Crosse, Wisconsin, and mustered there the same day. Private. Joined Company E in Knoxville, Tennessee. Killed in the Battle of New Hope Church, Georgia, 27 May 1864. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-13; red book vol 20 p76) (TAR) (Buslett p490) (Ager p305) “Olsen, Peter”

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