NELSON, Nelson

WI 12th Inf Co H. Residence: Sturgeon Bay, Door County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 21. Farmer. Blue eyes, light hair, fair complexion, 5’11”. Enlisted for three years on 12 Oct 1861 at Green Bay, Wisconsin. Mustered 5 Nov 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Died of typhoid pneumonia on 25 Jun 1862 at Camp Beach, Tennessee. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 58-10; red book vol 17, p142) “Neilson, Neils”

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