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Ole Oleson

15th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry
The Scandinavian Regiment

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Name at Enlist

Ole Oleson

Birth Name

ca. 1845 –

Birth Country


Resident of Muster-In

Cato, Manitowoc County, WI

Rank at Enlistment


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 18, and a farmer. He had blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, and stood 5’6”. He enlisted for three years on February 18, 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.