OLESON, Martin E.

IA 3rd Inf Co D. Residence: Frankville, Winneshiek County, Iowa. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 18. Enlisted 20 May 1861. Mustered 8 Jun 1861. Private. Wounded seriously 5 Oct 1862 at Hatchie River, in the battle of Matamora, Tennessee. Died of wounds 17 Oct 1862 at Boliver, Tennessee. Sources: (ISW-I p365) (Decorah Republican, 27 Jul 1865) “Shegrud, Martin” “Olson, Martin”