NELSON, Oliver

WI 13th Inf Co H. Residence: Whitewater, Walworth County, Wisconsin. Born in Skien, Norway. Civil War: Age 24. Farmer. Unmarried. Gray eyes, brown hair, fair complexion, 5’6”. Enlisted for three years on 10 Oct 1861 at Whitewater. Mustered 2 Nov 1861 at Janesville, Wisconsin. Private. Discharged from the service 20 Nov 1862 at Madison, Wisconsin. Sources: (WHS red book vol 18, p160)

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