OLESON, Stener

MN Mounted Rangers, 1st Regiment, Co H. Residence: Sterling, Blue Earth County, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 30. Enrolled 24 Oct 1862. Mustered 5 Dec 1862. Private. Served in Indian and Civil wars. Discharged from the service with his company, 24 Nov 1863. Later, on 30 Jan 1865, while living in Mankato, Minnesota, he enlisted in MN 1st Reg Hv Arty Co F. He was mustered 11 Feb 1865. Private. Discharged on 29 Jul 1865, while in a hospital for typhoid fever. Post war: In 1890, he was living at Amboy, Faribault County, Minnesota. Sources: (MINN p594, 665) (MCIW p536, 626) (1890 Veterans and Widows Census, Minnesota, No.123, roll 22) “Olson, Stener O.”

Menu