OLSON, Peter

WI 46th Inf Co K. Residence: La Crosse, La Crosse County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 18. Unmarried. Gray eyes, light brown hair, fair complexion, 5’5½”. Enlisted for one year on 28 Jan 1865 at La Crosse, Wisconsin, and mustered there the same day. Bounty $100. Private. Mustered out with this company on 27 Sep 1865 at Nashville, Tennessee. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 186-11; red book vol 51)

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