WI 17th Inf Co B and 15th Inf. Residence: Vermont, Dane County, Wisconsin. Born “Ole Christenson Vestrom”. Civil War: Age 18. Enrolled for one year on 10 Oct 1864 at Janesville, Wisconsin, and mustered there the same day. Private. “Improperly assigned, never reported to Co. B”. Was a prisoner of war. Sources: (WHS red book vol 22, p38) (Letter to Minneapolis Norwegian Language Newspaper, 1892, signed A.K.Brenden, Bend OR)