NELSON, Erick

WI 14th Inf Co G. Residence: Eaton, Manitowoc County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 25. Farmer. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’8½”. Enlisted for three years on 23 Sep 1861 at Eaton and mustered on 30 Jan 1862 at Fond du Lac, Wisconsin. Private. Took part in the battle of Shiloh, Tennessee, 7 Apr 1862. Died 23 Jul 1862 in the general hospital at Keokuk, Iowa. Sources: (WHS red book vol 19, p136)

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