NELSON, Christian

WI 10th Inf Co H. Residence: Trempealeau County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 20. Unmarried. Farmer. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’6”. Enlisted for three years on 28 Aug 1861 at Pine Hill, Trempealeau County. Mustered 20 Sep (or 5 Oct) 1861 at Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Private. Engaged in the battle of Perryville, Kentucky, 8 Oct 1862. Taken prisoner in the battle of Chickamauga, Georgia, 20 Sep 1863. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 48-15; red book vol 15)