WI 15th Inf Co E. Residence: La Crosse, La Crosse County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 39. Unmarried. Enlisted 3 Dec 1861 at La Crosse. Mustered 10 Dec 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Promoted to Corporal. Left sick at Nashville, Tennessee on 26 Dec 1862. Also sick 26 Dec 1862. Sent to Convalescent Camp at Stevenson, Alabama, 28 Aug 1863. Transferred to Invalid Corps (Veterans Reserve Corps) on 1 Sep 1863. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-7; red book vol 20, p70) (TAR) (Buslett p472) (Ager p303) “Bestrup, Nicolai”