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Ole Wold

15th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry
The Scandinavian Regiment

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Name at Enlist

Ole Wold

Birth Name

ca. 1813 –

Resident of Muster-In

Clinton, Rock County, WI

Company at Enlistment


Rank at Enlistment


Muster Date

13 Dec 1861

Ole Wold joined the WI 15th Infantry, Company G. The men of the company called themselves the “Rock River Rangers.”

Wold is listed as living in Clinton, WI, age 48, and married. He enlisted for three years on October 21, 1861 at Beloit, WI, and mustered December 13, 1861 at Madison, WI. He was designated Corporal (Korporal). He disappeared from Mississippi River Island No. 10 on August 2, 1862, and not heard from after that.

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.98; Oberst Heg og hans gutter, Waldemar Ager, 1916, Fremad Pub. Co., Eau Claire, WI, p.313; Ole A. Buslett, Det Femtende Regiment, Wisconsin Frivillige [The Fifteenth Regiment, Wisconsin Volunteers] (Decorah, Iowa, 1894), p.547; Nordmaendene i Amerika, Martin Ulvestad, 1907, History Book Co., Minneapolis MN, p.266.