WI 17th Inf Co F. Residence: Highland, Iowa County, Wisconsin. Born in Hedalen, Valders, Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 30. Blue eyes, brown hair. Light complexion, 6’. Drafted. Enrolled for one year on 19 Nov 1864 at Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin. Mustered there the same day. Private. Mustered out 14 Jul 1865. Post war: Lived in Pine Knob, Wisconsin. Died in Highland, Iowa County, Wisconsin. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 87-13; red book vol 22, p124) (Ulvestad p320) (Letter to Minneapolis Norwegian Language Newspaper, 1892, signed A.K.Brenden, Bend OR) “Anderson, Nelson” “Oppen, Nils Anderson”