BRYNGELSON, Nels

WI 37th Inf Co G. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Married. Age 43. Blue eyes, brown hair, fair complexion, 5’6¾”. Enrolled for one year on 21 Nov 1864 at Janesville, Wisconsin, as a substitute for Abram Dakley [looks like] of Dekorra, Columbia County, Wisconsin. Mustered the same day. Private. Wounded in action on 2 Apr 1865. Still in hospital at regiment’s muster out. Post war: Granted a pension of $6 a month because of a wound to his nose and left shoulder and forearm. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 167-13; red book vol 42) (Quiner p844) (“Pensioners on the Roll as of January 1, 1883 (living in Wisconsin)”, Park Genealogical Books, Roseville, Minnesota, publ. 1998) “Bringleson, Nels”

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