Oscar Forsman

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  • Name: Oscar Forsman
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  • Date of Birth: 1874 or 1875
  • Date of Death: March, 1937 (63 years old)
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  • Highest Rank: PVT (Private)
  • Branch: Army
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  • Date Sworn In: May 27, 1898
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  • Date of Discharge: May 11, 1899
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  • Military Highlights:
    Oscar served with Company G, Third Regiment, Nebraska Volunteer Infantry.

  • Wars Involved:
    Spanish American War

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  • Civilian Life:
    Information from Itasca News from Deer River, Minnesota dated March 18, 1937:

    "Oscar Forsman, 63 years of age, who has been a resident of this community for more than 30 years, died at the hospital at Grand Rapids last Saturday night. Mr. Forsman was unmarried and lived in various communities of northern Minnesota at times, but always claimed this as his home town. He was a brother of Peter Forsman of Deer Lake."

    Mr. Forsman was a veteran of the Spanish-American war, and came into this community only a few years after the war ended.

    Oscar is buried in Pine Ridge Cemetery at Deer River, Minnesota.

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