HELGERSON, Nils

WI 16th Inf Co G. Residence: Perry, Dane County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 44. Farmer. Married. Blue eyes, brown hair, fair complexion, 5’4½”. Drafted. Enrolled for one year on 19 Sep 1864 at Janesville, Wisconsin, and mustered there the same day. Private. Joined this company on 8 Nov 1864. Was on the march through Georgia and South Carolina. Left sick in Goldsboro, North Carolina. Discharged from the service 5 Jun 1865. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 80-18; red book vol 21 p154)

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