NELSON, Hans A.

IA 3rd Inf Co D. Residence: Decorah, Winneshiek County, Iowa. Born at Stubberud in Feiring near Mjosen, Norway. Civil War: Age 22. Private. Enlisted 20 May 1861. Mustered 8 Jun 1861. Private. Wounded slightly in his left side on 12 Jul 1863 in the battle of Jackson, Mississippi. Mustered out 17 Jun 1864, Davenport, Iowa, expiration term of service. Re-enlisted 31 Oct 1864. Mustered 31 Oct 1864. Assigned to IA 13th Inf Co H. Private. Mustered out 21 Jul 1865, Louisville, Kentucky. Post war: A veteran of this name, living in West Brook, Cottonwood County, Minnesota, was granted a pension of $4 for a gun shot wound to his right side. Died at Revere, Minnesota, in 1905. Sources: (ISW-I p363; ISW-II p662) (Ulvestad p312) (Pensioners on the Roll as of January 1, 1883, living in Minnesota, publ. 1994, Park Genealogical Books, Brooklyn Park, Minnesota) (Decorah Republican, 27 Jul 1865) (1890 Veterans and Widows Census, Minnesota, No.123, roll 22) “Nellson, Hans A.”

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