WI 15th Inf Co F. Residence: Manitowoc County, Wisconsin. Born in Grimstad, Norway. Civil War: Age 28. Married. Enlisted for three years on 5 Oct 1861 at Manitowoc and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, 12 Dec 1861. Private. Sick in Bowling Green, Kentucky, 17 Sep 1862. Wounded at Stone’s River, Tennessee, and was in hospital in Nashville, Tennessee 4 Jan 1863. Was at Camp Dennison, Ohio. Sick in Division hospital, 21 Jul 1864. Mustered out with Company 13 Jan 1865 at Chattanooga, Tennessee. Post war: He lived at Manitowoc Rapids, Wisconsin. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-8; red book vol 20 p90) (Buslett p516) (Ager p308) (Hedberg) (Ulvestad p320) (Meeker) “Osulsen, Salve” “Osolfsen, Salve” “Olafson, Salve”