ERIKSON, Nels

WI 15th Inf Co G. Residence: Metomen, Fond du Lac County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 20. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’9”. Enlisted for three years on 26 Feb 1864 at Janesville, Wisconsin, and mustered there the same day. Bounty $302. Private. Joined G Company at Loudon, Tennessee, 9 Apr 1864. Sick in hospital in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Transferred to Company H at Whiteside, Tennessee, 1 Jan 1865. Temporarily assigned to the Wisconsin 24th Infantry. Transferred to Company I of the Wisconsin 13th on 10 Jun 1865. Mustered out 14 Nov 1865. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-9; red book vol 20 p100) (Buslett p532) (Ulvestad p279) (Ager p312) “Ericksen, Nels”

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