OLSON, Christ

MN 4th Battery Artillery (may be US Artillery). Born 5 Aug 1866 in Norway. Spanish-American War: Age 23. Enlisted 11 Aug 1889 at Fort Snelling, Minnesota. Private. Discharged 18 Jul 1892 at Fort Riley, Kansas. Post war: Died 5 Jan 1932 at age 66 of carcinoma of larynx. Buried in Battle Mountain Sanitarium Cemetery, Hot Springs, South Dakota, lot 9, block 3, grave 9. Sources: (SDSHS, WPA Veterans Graves Registration, Fall River County)