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Federal (USV)


Anthony Olson

Home State: Wisconsin

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 6th Wisconsin Infantry

Before Antietam

From Rush River, he enlisted in Company B, 6th Wisconsin Infantry on 10 June 1861.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on South Mountain on 14 September and at Antietam on 17 September.

The rest of the War

Transferred to the Veteran Reserve Corps on 17 September 1863.

References & notes

Basic information from State of Wisconsin1.


1   State of Wisconsin, Adjutant General's Office, and Chandler P. Chapman, Adj. Gen., Roster of Wisconsin Volunteers, War of the Rebellion, 1861-1865, 2 volumes, Madison: Democrat Printing Co., State Printers, 1886, Vol. 1, pp. 502 - 504  [AotW citation 10307]