NELSON, Helge

WI 45th Inf Co B. Residence: Liberty, Manitowoc County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 42. Married. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’6”. Enlisted for one year on 7 Oct 1864 at Liberty. Mustered 4 Nov 1864 at Madison. Bounty $100, $33.33 paid. Private. Died of disease in Cumberland General Hospital in Nashville, Tennessee, on 23 May 1865. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 183-3; red book vol 50) (Love p1121)

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