MN 7th Inf Co D. Residence: Pleasant Hill, Winona County, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 29. Enrolled 15 Aug 1862. Mustered 30 Oct 1862. Private. Discharged from the service for disability 29 Dec 1863. Post war: “Oler Nelson” of Money Creek, Houston County, Minnesota, in 1880 was granted a pension of $12 a month because of disease of his kidneys and liver. Sources: (MINN p337) (MCIW p376) (Pension List 1882-3, vol 4 p554) (Pensioners on the Roll as of January 1, 1883, living in Minnesota, publ. 1994, Park Genealogical Books, Brooklyn Park, Minnesota)