NELSON, John

WI 44th Inf Co A. Residence: Troy, St. Croix County, Wisconsin. Enlistment credited to Hudson, St. Croix County. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 36. Married. Gray eyes, dark hair, fair complexion, 6’. Enlisted for one year on 26 Aug 1864 at Hudson. Mustered 29 Aug 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin. Bounty $100, $33.33 paid. Private. Mustered out with his company on 2 Jul 1865 at Paducah, Kentucky. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 180-2,14; red book vol 49; blue book)

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