NELSON, John R.

WI 1st Inf Co C. Residence: Burlington, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 26. Gray eyes, light hair, light complexion, 6’. Drafted. Private. Joined C Company 25 Dec 1863. Mustered out at Milwaukee, Wisconsin, in October 1864, expiration of term of service. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 1; red book vol 7)

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