NELSON, Mathias

IL 41st Inf Co C. Residence: Wapella, De Witt County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 28 (?). Unmarried. Brown eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’8”. Enlisted for three years on 5 Aug 1861 at Decatur, Illinois. Mustered there the same day. Private. Died 16 Oct 1861 at Paducah, Kentucky. Sources: (ILSA reel 4 p 11)

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