WI 15th Inf Co A. Residence: Chicago, Illinois. Born in Drammen, Norway. Civil War: Age 24. Married. Enlisted for three years on 31 Oct 1861 at Chicago. Mustered 15 Nov 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Detached to Pioneer Corps 26 Nov 1862. Mustered out with Company A at Chattanooga, Tennessee on 20 Dec 1864. Post war: Lived at 41 Armour Street, Chicago, Illinois, after the war. Sources: (WHS red book vol 20 p14, blue book vol 20 p10) (Buslett p345) (Ulvestad p269) (Ager p291) “Arnesen, Nils” “Arneson, Nels”