NELSON, John

WI 29th Inf Co A. Residence: Deerfield, Waushara County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 27. Enlisted for three years on 14 Aug 1862 at Deerfield. Mustered 27 Sep 1862 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Post war: Died at “Soldiers Rest”, Chicago, Illinois, on 6 Oct 1864 of chronic diarrhea contracted while in service of the U.S. Sources: (WHS red book vol 34)

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