NELSON, Knud

WI 15th Inf Co H. Residence: Leeds Centre, Columbia County, Wisconsin. Born in Voss, Norway. Civil War: Age 28. Enlisted for three years on 21 Nov 1861 at Leeds Centre and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, 13 Feb 1862. Private. Captured by the enemy at New Hope Church, Georgia, 27 May 1864. Died of scurvy in Andersonville Prison, 30 Jul 1864. Buried there in grave 4289. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 76-10; 259-2; red book vol 20 p118) (Buslett p569) (Ager p310) (Gjertveit) (Ulvestad p312) (GPO p145) (“Prisoners who died at Andersonville Prison” Atwater List, publ 1865) “Horveid, Knut Nilsen” “Nilson, Knud” “Nilsen, Knut”

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