OLESON, Edward

IA 3rd Inf Co D. Residence: Springfield Township, Winneshiek County, Iowa. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 30. Enlisted 28 Jan 1864. Mustered 2 Mar 1864. Recruit. Private. Transferred to Veteran Reserve Corps. “Wounded and absent” from 21 Jul 1864. Transferred into IA 3rd Inf Co C; then to IA 2nd & 3rd Consolidated Inf Co I. Mustered out 18 Jul 1865, Davenport, Iowa. Sources: (ISW-I p423,498) (Decorah Republican, 27 Jul 1865)