NELSON, Charles

IL 8th Inf Co B. Residence: Chicago, Cook County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 24. Cooper. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’7”. Enlisted for one year on 5 Oct 1864 at Chicago as a substitute for George Reston (looks like), and mustered there on that date. Private. Mustered out on 4 Oct 1865 at New Orleans, Louisiana. Sources: (ILSA reel 1 p 77)