HELYSON, Ellick

IL 53rd Inf Co C. Residence: Ottawa, La Salle County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 23. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’8”. Enlisted for three years on 6 Dec 1861 at Ottawa. Mustered 1 Jan 1862 at Ottawa. Discharged from the service for disability on 20 Oct 1862 at Bolivar, Tennessee. Sources: (ILSA reel 5 p14)

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