NELSON, Lars

WI 15th Inf Co C. Residence: Raymond, Racine County, Wisconsin. Born in Denmark. Civil War: Age 21. Farmer. Blue eyes, light hair, fair complexion, 5’3”. Enlisted for three years at Waterford, Wisconsin, 15 Nov 1861, and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, 2 Dec 1861. Private. Sick at Mississippi River Island No. 10 on 10 Jun 1862. Taken prisoner at Stone’s River, Tennessee. Exchanged. Sick in Chattanooga, Tennessee, 28 Jan 1863 and died there of chronic diarrhea on 3 Dec 1863. Buried in Chattanooga National Cemetery; section D, grave 890. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-5,18; red book vol 20 p48) (Buslett p423) (Ager p299) “Nielsen, Lars”

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