ERICKSON, Nelson

IL 36th Inf Co D. Residence: Lisbon. Kendall County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 22. Farmer. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, fair complexion, 5’7½”. Enlisted for three years on 15 Jul 1861 at Lisbon and mustered 20 Aug 1861 at Aurora. Private. Re-enlisted for three years on 1 Jun 1864 at Blanes Cross Roads. Mustered 25 Jan 1864 at Chattanooga, Tennessee. Promoted to Sergeant. Mustered out 8 Oct 1865 at New Orleans, Louisiana. Sources: (ILSA reel three p 61, 63)

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