NELSON, Martin

WI 43rd Inf Co I. Residence: Primrose, Dane County, Wisconsin. Born in Trondhjem, Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 18. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’6”. Enlisted for one year on 3 Sep 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin. Mustered 12 Sep 1864 at Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Bounty $100, $33.33 paid. Private. Mustered out with his company on 24 Jun 1865 at Nashville, Tennessee. Post war: Lived at Bellingham, Washington Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 178-10; red book vol 48; blue book 49) (Ulvestad p312)

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