NELSON, Gilbert

WI 12th Inf Co E. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 22. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light brown hair, fair complexion, 5’7”. Enrolled for one year on 12 Oct 1864 at La Crosse, Wisconsin, as a substitute for Ever Jacobson of Coon, Vernon County, Wisconsin. Mustered the same day. Private. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 58-13; red book vol 17, p92)