NELSON, Carl J.

SD 1st Inf Co D. Born 28 Jan 1872 in Stockholm, Sweden. Philippines War: Age 25. Entered service on 25 Apr 1898 at Canton, South Dakota. Private. Discharged 5 Oct 1899 at San Francisco, California. Post war: Died 6 Mar 1918 at age 43 of Bright’s Disease at the State Home in Hot Springs, South Dakota. Buried in Evergreen Cemetery at Hot Springs, lot F, block 32, grave 3. Sources: (SDSHS, WPA Veterans Graves Registration, Fall River County)

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