NELSON, Rasmus

WI 15th Inf Co K. Residence: East Troy, Cast Iron, Walworth County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 20. Enlisted for three years on 23 Jan 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin, and mustered there on 16 Feb 1864. Private. Joined K Company at Strawberry Plains, Virginia, on 31 Mar 1864. Promoted to Sergeant on 1 Jan 1865. Temporarily assigned to Company H of the Wisconsin 24th Infantry on 10 Feb 1865. Transferred to WI 13th Inf Co I on 10 Jun 1865. Mustered out 30 Jun 1865. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-13; red book vol 20 p140) (Buslett p634) (Ager p318) “Nilson, Rasmus”