Ole  Johnson

Ole Johnson

15th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry

The Scandinavian Regiment

Name at Enlist Ole Johnson
Birth Name
Lived ca. 1832 -
Residence at Muster-In Martell, Pierce County, WI
Company at Enlistment G
Rank at Enlistment Private
Muster Date 13 Dec 1861

Ole Johnson joined the WI 15th Infantry, Company G. The men of the company called themselves the "Rock River Rangers." The army listed him as living in Martell, Pierce County, WI, age 29, and unmarried. Johnson enlisted for three years on December 6, 1861 at Martell, and mustered at Madison, WI on December 13, 1861 as a Private (Menig). He was sick in hospital at Mississippi River Island No. 10 on September 7, 1863. He mustered out with Company G on January 13, 1865 at Chattanooga, TN.

 

Sources: Series 1200: Records of Civil War Regiments, 1861-1900, Wisconsin Adjutant General’s Office, box 76-9; Regimental muster and descriptive rolls, 1861-1865, Wisconsin Adjutant General’s Office, vol.20, p.102; Det Femtende Regiment, Wisconsin Frivillige [The Fifteenth Regiment, Wisconsin Volunteers], Ole A. Buslett (Decorah, Iowa, 1894), p.536; Oberst Heg og hans gutter, Waldemar Ager, 1916, Fremad Pub. Co., Eau Claire, WI, p.312.


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