NELSON, John P.

WI 1st Inf Co C. Residence: Norway Township, Racine County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 25. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 6 Sep 1861 at Burlington, Wisconsin. Mustered at Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 8 Oct 1861. Private. Deserted from a hospital at Louisville, Kentucky, on 21 Apr 1863. Restored to duty 8 Dec 1863. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 2; red book vol 7)

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