NELSON, Nels

WI 47th Inf Co D. Residence: Amherst, Portage County, Wisconsin. Enlistment credited to Harmony, Rock County. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 31. Married. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’10”. Enlisted for one year on 6 Feb 1865 at Waupaca, Wisconsin. Mustered 10 Feb 1865 at Madison, Wisconsin. Bounty $100, $33.33 paid. Appointed Corporal on 12 Feb 1865. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 188-5; red book vol 52)

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