Ole  Oleson

Ole Oleson

15th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry

The Scandinavian Regiment

Name at Enlist Ole Oleson
Birth Name
Lived ca. 1844 -
Birth Country Norway
Residence at Muster-In Cato, Manitowoc County, WI
Rank at Enlistment Private
Muster Date 16 Mar 1864

Ole Oleson joined the WI 15th Infantry as an unassigned Recruit. The army listed him as living in Cato, Manitowoc County, WI, born in Norway, age 19, and a farmer. He had blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, and stood 5’4”. He enlisted for three years on February 20, 1864 at Manitowoc, WI, and mustered on March 16, 1864 at Madison, WI as a Private (Menig).

Sources: Series 1200: Records of Civil War Regiments, 1861-1900, Wisconsin Adjutant General’s Office box 76-13.



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