NELSON, Nels

WI 47th Inf Co A. Residence: Winchester, Winnebago County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 42. Married. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’6”. Enlisted for one year on 11 Feb 1865 at Dale, Wisconsin. Enlistment credited to Madison, Dane County. Mustered 21 Feb 1865 at Madison. Private. Died of chronic diarrhea on 29 Mar 1865 at Tullahoma, Tennessee. Buried there. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 188-13,16; red book vol 52) (Love p1121) (History of the town of Winchester, Winnebago County, Wisconsin, publ. 2002 p 4-19) “Phelson Phils”, Tullahoma Hospital records.

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