NELSON, Gunder

WI 37th Inf Co K. Residence: Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin. Born in Burihler (?), Norway. Civil War: Lumberman. Age 31. Light eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’6”. Enlisted for three years on 18 Apr 1864 at Black River Falls, Wisconsin. Mustered 17 Jun 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Wounded and missing in action 30 Jul 1864 near Petersburg, Virginia. Died of wounds as a prisoner of war on 20 May 1865. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 167-12; red book vol 42) (Love p1117) “Nilson, Gunder”