NELSON, Knud

TX 11th Inf Co E. CSA. Born Knud Andersen Reierselmoen on 10 Aug 1838 at Froland, Norway. Civil War: Enlisted for one year on 8 Feb 1862 at Canton, Van Zandt County, Texas. Private. From 24 Jun to 14 Jul 1862, he was absent on a detail to Van Zandt County to procure arms. Died of measles on 13 Aug 1862 in hospital at Tyler, Texas. Sources: (“Norwegian Soldiers in Confederate Forces” by C.A.Clausen & Derwood Johnson, publ. in Norwegian-American Studies, volume 25, Northfield, Minnesota. p114) (www.borgerkrigen.info)

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