OLSON, Bonde

MN 3rd Inf Co D. Residence: Red Wing, Goodhue County, Minnesota. Born in Norway; military records list Sweden. Civil War: Age 24. Enrolled 3 Oct 1861. Mustered 4 Nov 1861. Private. Served in Indian and Civil wars. Promoted to Corporal. Promoted to Sergeant. Re-enlisted 1 Jan 1864. Promoted to First Lieutenant of Company K, 1 Oct 1864. Date of his commission 3 May 1865. Named Regimental Quartermaster 13 May 1865. Discharged from the service with his regiment on 2 Sep 1865. Sources: (MINN p138,116) (MCIW p178,185,195,687) (Ulvestad p253)