OLSON, Richard

IL 82nd Inf Co I. Residence: Leland, LaSalle County, Illinois. Born in Stavanger, Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 25. Married. Blue eyes, brown hair, fair complexion, 5’7”. Enlisted for three years on 9 Aug 1862 at Chicago. Mustered 29 Oct 1862 at Camp Butler, Illinois. Private. Transferred to the Veterans Reserve Corps on 15 Nov 1863. Sources: (ILSA reel 7 p73)