NELSON, Christ

MN 13th Inf Co D. Residence: Residence: La Crosse, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Spanish-American War: Age 35. Enrolled and mustered 13 Jun 1898 at St. Paul, Minnesota. Private. Joined the regiment in San Francisco, California, 20 Jun 1898. Assigned to company D on 23 Jun. On detached service at Camp Merritt per order of 22 Jun. Rejoined Company D in Manila on 2 Sep 1898. Sick in quarters 11 Sep to 13 Sep. In hospital 14 Sep to 30 Sep. Sick in quarters 1 Oct and 2 Oct. In hospital 3 Oct to 25 Nov. Sick in quarters 26 Nov to 5 Dec. On special duty guarding regimental property in Manila 12 Jun 1899 to 11 Aug 1899. Sick in quarters 1 Sep to 5 Sep. Mustered out 3 Oct 1899 at San Francisco, California. Sources: (MSAW p229)