NELSON, Nelson P.

IL 8th Inf Co I. Residence: Danville, Vermillion County, Illinois. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Age 30. Farmer. Blue eyes, dark hair, fair complexion, 5’8”. Enlisted for one year on 24 Sep 1864 at Danville. Mustered there the same day. Private. Discharged 27 Sep 1865, expiration of term of service. Sources: (ILSA reel one p121)