NELSON, John

WI 30th Inf Co D. Residence: Martell, Pierce County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 22. Unmarried. Gray eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’6”. Enlisted for three years on 21 Aug 1862 at Martell. Mustered 21 Oct 1862 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Mustered out 20 Sep 1865 at Louisville, Kentucky. Post war: In 1897, he was living in Martell. In 1905, he was in Spring Valley, Wisconsin. Sources: (WHS red book vol 35) (Larsen p57)

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