MN Mounted Rangers, 1st Regiment, Co I. Residence: Spring Valley, Olmsted County, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 33. Enrolled 6 Nov 1862. Mustered 1 Dec 1862. Private. Served in Indian and Civil wars. Discharged from the service with his company, 1 Dec 1863. Sources: (MINN p669) (MCIW p538) “Oleson, Nelse”