OLSON, Knud R.

WI 15th Inf Co K. Residence: Winneshiek County, Iowa. Civil War: Age 32. Married. Enlisted for three years on 25 Jan 1862 at Decorah, Winneshiek County Iowa, and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, 11 Feb 1862. Designated First Sergeant 1 Feb 1862. Was on Military Police duty on 10 Jun 1862. Seriously wounded at Stone’s River, Tennessee, 31 Dec 1862, and sent to a field hospital at Murfreesboro, Tennessee, where he died of his wounds on 9 Jan 1863. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 76-12, 77-8; red book vol 20 p140) (Buslett p638) (Ager p319)