EVENSON, Nels

WI 47th Inf Co D. Residence: New Hope, Portage County, Wisconsin. Born 23 May 1833 in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 31. Married. Blue eyes, sandy hair, light complexion, 5’8”. Enlisted for one year on 30 Jan 1865 at Waupaca, Wisconsin. Mustered 10 Feb 1865 at Madison, Wisconsin. Bounty $100, $33.33 paid. Appointed Corporal on 12 Feb 1865. Post war: Died 10 Dec 1924. Buried in Scandinavia Lutheran Cemetery, Scandinavia, Wisconsin, Sect. I Row 40. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 188-5; red book vol 52) (Wisconsin Cemetery Records) (USGenWeb Archives by Geraldine Trinrud gertrin@gglbbs.com) “Evensen, Nelse”

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