OLSON, Thomas

IL 37th Inf Co G. Residence: Morris, Grundy County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Laborer. Age 24. Married. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’8”. Enlisted for the war on 19 Aug 1861 at Morris. Mustered 20 Aug 1861 at Aurora, Illinois. Private. Wounded in the battle of Pea Ridge. Died 11 Apr 1862 at Cassville, Missouri. Sources: (ILSA reel 3 p 77)