NELSON, Gustave

WI 47th Inf Co D. Residence: Sugar Creek, Walworth County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 31. Married. Blue eyes, light hair, fair complexion, 5’4”. Enlisted for one year on 7 Feb 1865 at Milwaukee and mustered there the same date. Private. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 188-5; red book vol 52) [Second listing says this man was included in this company by mistake. Another listing shows age 34, description identical, enlisted for one year on 24 Feb 1865 at Berlin, Wisconsin. Mustered 10 Feb 1865 at Madison, Wisconsin. Bounty $100, $33.33 paid.]

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