NELSON, John

MN 3rd Inf Co D. Residence: Red Wing, Goodhue County, Minnesota. Born in Norway; military records list Sweden. Civil War: Age 21. Enrolled 3 Oct 1861. Mustered 4 Nov 1861. Private. Re-enlisted 1 Jan 1864. Promoted to Corporal. Died in Cairo, Illinois, 1 Jan 1865. Sources: (MINN p137) (MCIW p185) (Ulvestad p264)

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