NELSON, Ole Bornemann

IL 9th Cav Co L. Residence: Chicago, Cook County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Sailor. Age 28. Blue eyes, brown hair, fair complexion, 5’6”. Enlisted for three years on 15 Oct 1861 at Chicago and mustered there on 11 Nov 1861. Private. Re-enlisted as a Veteran for three years on 1 Jan 1864 at Germantown, Tennessee. Re-mustered there on 16 Mar 1864. Mustered out as a Sergeant on 31 Oct 1865 at Selma, Alabama. Sources: (ILSA reel 14 p70,71)

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