OLSON, Colburn

DT 2nd Cav Co B. Born near Bergen, Norway, in 1828. Indian War: Age 34. Enrolled 20 Sep 1862 at Brule Creek, Dakota Territory. Private. Disabled by illness. Discharged from the service 15 Aug 1864 at Fort Randall. Post war: Died 1897 at age 69 at Vermillion, South Dakota and is buried in Clay Creek Cemetery, Vermillion. Sources: (SDSHS, WPA Veterans Graves Registration, Clay County)