NELSON, Lewis A.

WI 5th Inf. Co G. Residence: Lewis, Clark County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 19. Gray eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’7½”. Enlisted for one year on 29 Aug 1864 at Albion, Wisconsin. Mustered 13 Sep 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin. Enlistment bounty $100. Recruit. Private. Absent sick at the time of muster out of his company. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 19, 26-1; red book vol 10b p280)