WILLIAMS, Ole

WI 49th Inf Co K. Residence: Portage, Columbia County, Wisconsin. Born in Drammen, Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 40. Blue eyes, light hair, fair complexion, 5’9½”. Enlisted for one year on 10 Feb 1865 at Delavan, Wisconsin. Mustered 15 Feb 1865 at Madison, Wisconsin. Bounty $100, $33.33 paid. Private. On 30 Jun 1865, he was listed as on furlough of 20 days since 26 June. On 31 Aug 1865, he was listed as absent on furlough, per order of Brig. Gen. Dodge. Discharged from the service by order of the War Department, on 5 Sep 1865. Buried at Heart Prairie, Wisconsin; stone reads “d. 31 May 1883, aged 58”. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 193-12,13,16,28) (Wisconsin Cemetery Records)

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