OLSON, Peter

WI 15th Inf Co B. Residence: Christiana, Dane County, Wisconsin. Born “Peder Olsen Ofstedal”. Civil War: Age 19. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 10 Oct 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin, and mustered there on 16 Nov 1861. Private. Sent sick to hospital in Jacinto, Mississippi, 28 Jul 1862. Discharged from the service for disease, 26 Sep 1862, St. Louis, Missouri. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-4; red book vol 20 p 34) (Buslett p395,397 photo) (Ager p275, photo; 296) (RWV p809) (Ulvestad p319)