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OHLSEN, Edwin

WI 7th Inf Co G. Born in Norway. Civil War: Laborer. Age 19. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’5”. Enrolled for one year and mustered on 19 Oct 1864 at Green Bay, Wisconsin, as a substitute for Peter Peterson, Cato, Manitowoc County, Wisconsin. Private. Took part in the battles of Hatcher’s Run, Gravelly Run and Five Forks. He was at the surrender of General Lee’s army. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 33-13; red book vol 12 p 116)

OHLSON, Charles M.

AR 4th Inf Co E. CSA. Born about 1831 in Norway. Civil War: Enlisted for one year on 17 Aug 1861 near Mount Vernon, Missouri. First Sergeant. Elected (?) Second Lieutenant on 8 May 1862, with rank from 3 Mar 1862. Named Acting Commissary and Subsistence Officer on 13 Aug 1862 and assigned to Regimental Staff with rank of Captain. Relieved from this post on 20 May 1863. His name is on a list of Confederate Prisoners confined at Kemper Barracks, Cincinnatti, Ohio, released 6 Oct 1863. Sources: (www.borgerkrigen.info)

OHLSON, Lewis (?)

IL 15th Cav Co L. Residence: Morris, Grundy County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 28. Married. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’10”. Enlisted 20 Feb 1864. Private. Discharged from the service from hospital in Corinth, Mississippi. Sources: (ILSA reel 15 p49) [Name faint, undecipherable.]

OHLSON, Tollef

IL 15th Cav Co L. Residence: Morris, Grundy County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 20. Married. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’7”. Enlisted 20 Feb 1864. Private. Discharged from the service from hospital in Corinth, Mississippi. Sources: (ILSA reel 15 p49) [Name and data very faint.]