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Ole E. Troan

Ole E. Troan | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
Quarter-length oval studio portrait of Ole E. Troan [as written on the photograph backing, Descriptive Rolls, Volume 20 ("Blue Books") and published rosters: Wisconsin Volunteers: War of the Rebellion (1914) and Rosters of Wisconsin Volunteers, Volume 1 (1886); also as  Ole E. Trean Descriptive Rolls, Volume 20 ("Red Books")], a private in Company I, 15th Wisconsin Infantry. The following information was obtained from the Regimental and Descriptive Rolls, Volume 20: He resided in Madison, Wisconsin. On September 27, 1861, he enlisted in Madison, Wisconsin and on November 16, 1861 he was mustered into service in Madison, Wisconsin at the age of 17. From October to December 1863 he was detached to the 6th Ohio Battery.  During the battle at New Hope Church, Georgia, he was severely wounded in the leg (fractured by shell). He was discharged on December 8, 1864, from Harvey Hospital in Madison, Wisconsin.
DESCRIPTION
Quarter-length oval studio portrait of Ole E. Troan [as written on the photograph backing, Descriptive Rolls, Volume 20 ("Blue Books") and published rosters: Wisconsin Volunteers: War of the Rebellion (1914) and Rosters of Wisconsin Volunteers, Volume 1 (1886); also as Ole E. Trean Descriptive Rolls, Volume 20 ("Red Books")], a private in Company I, 15th Wisconsin Infantry. The following information was obtained from the Regimental and Descriptive Rolls, Volume 20: He resided in Madison, Wisconsin. On September 27, 1861, he enlisted in Madison, Wisconsin and on November 16, 1861 he was mustered into service in Madison, Wisconsin at the age of 17. From October to December 1863 he was detached to the 6th Ohio Battery. During the battle at New Hope Church, Georgia, he was severely wounded in the leg (fractured by shell). He was discharged on December 8, 1864, from Harvey Hospital in Madison, Wisconsin.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:87552
Creation Date:
Creator Name:Unknown
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Collection Name:Oberst Heg og hans gutter photographs, circa 1862-circa 1920
Genre:Photograph
Original Format Type:photographic print, b&w
Original Format Number:PH 2361 1/106
Original Dimensions:3.75 x 6.25 inches
SUBJECTS
Suits (Clothing)
Civil War, 1861-1865
Portraits
Soldiers
Indoor photography
Men
Moustache
Portrait photography
War casualties

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