NELSON, Andrew J.

IL 3rd Cav Co I. Residence: Bloomington, McLean County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 18. Unmarried. Light eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’10”. Enlisted for three years on 10 Aug 1861 at Bloomington. Mustered 24 Aug 1861 at Camp Butler, Illinois. Private. Re-enlisted as a Veteran for three years on 10 Mar 1864 at Germantown, Tennessee. Re-mustered 31 Mar 1864 at Memphis, Tennessee. Transferred to Company D as consolidated. Mustered out as a Corporal on 10 Oct 1865 at Fort Snelling, Minnesota. He was absent sick at time of his Company’s muster out and no discharge was furnished him. Sources: (ILSA reel 13 p36,38,67)