NELSON, Nels

IL 20th Inf Co G. Residence: Kankakee, Kankakee County, Illinois. Born in Cherdamstad, Sweden. Civil War: Age 25. Laborer. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’8½”. Enlisted for three years on 13 Jun 1861 at Joliet, Illinois, and mustered there the same day. Private. Re-enlisted for three years on 5 Jan 1864. Sources: (ILSA reel two p 79)

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