GUNDERSON, Nels

WI 50th Inf Co K. Residence: Waldwick, Iowa County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 21. Blue eyes, light hair, fair complexion, 6’. Enlisted for one year on 1 Mar 1865 at Lisbon, Wisconsin. Mustered 16 Mar 1865 at Madison, Wisconsin. Bounty $100, $33.33 paid. Private. Assigned as Company cook in August 1865. Left sick in the post hospital at Fort Randall, Dakota Territory, in September 1865 and died there on 7 Oct 1865 of typhoid fever. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 195-11,12,15; red book) (Kennedy, James B. Wisconsin Civil War name index) (Love p1122) “Gunderson, Niles”.

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