NEILSON, Knute B.

WI 12th Inf Co G. Residence: Wausau, Marathon County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 32. Lumberman. Unmarried. Blue eyes, brown hair, fair complexion, 5’11”. Enlisted 24 Sep 1861 at Wausau, Wisconsin. Mustered 31 Oct 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Re-enlisted for three years on 5 Jan 1864 at Natchez, Mississippi. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 58-9,14,15; red book vol 17, p134) “Nelson, Knut” “Neilson, Knudt”

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