NELSON, James R.

WI 15th Inf Unassigned Recruit. Residence: Dover, Racine County, Wisconsin. Born in Genesee County, New York. Civil War: Age 43. Mason. Gray eyes, dark hair, dark complexion, 5’11”. Enlisted for three years on 5 Feb 1864 at Amherst, Wisconsin. Mustered 16 Mar 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-13)

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