NELSON, Peter J.

WI 28th Inf Co D. Residence: Whitewater, Walworth County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Shoemaker. Unmarried. Age 20. Blue eyes, brown hair, light complexion, 5’9”, medium build. Enlisted for three years on 15 Aug 1862 at Whitewater, Wisconsin. Mustered 13 Oct 1862 at Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Private. Discharged for disability on 14 Apr 1863 at Helena, Arkansas. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 132-6, 14; red book vol 33)

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