NELSON, Nels A.

WI 19th Inf Co E. Residence: Portland, Monroe County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 28. Blue eyes, light brown hair, flushed complexion, 5’11”. Drafted. Enrolled for one year on 10 Nov 1864 at La Crosse, Wisconsin. Mustered there the same day. Private. Mustered out 9 Aug 1865 at Richmond, Virginia. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 97-15; red book vol 24)

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