NEILSEN, Neils Peter

WI 28th Inf Co F. Residence: Merton, Waukesha County, Wisconsin. Born in Denmark. Civil War: Age 22. Farmer. Blue eyes, brown hair, fair complexion, 5’4”. Enlisted for three years on 21 Aug 1862 at Merton. Mustered 13 Oct 1862 at Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Private. Discharged for disability on 19 Jul 1865 at Clarksville, Texas. Post war: In 1890, a veteran by this name was living at 221 Pleasant St., Mankato, Blue Earth County, Minnesota. Sources: (WHS red book vol 33) (1890 Veterans and Widows Census, Minnesota, No.123, roll 22) “Nelson, Nels P.”

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