NELSON, George H.

IL Lt Arty Cogswells Battery. Residence: Lockport, Will County, Illinois. Born in New York state. Civil War: Farmer. Age 28. Hazel eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’11”. Enlisted for three years on 1 Jan 1862 at Joliet, Illinois. Private. “Deserted in the face of the enemy, 27 May 1862.” Sources: (ILSA reel 18 p29)