NELSON, Simon

WI 13th Inf Co H. Residence: Whitewater, Walworth County, Wisconsin. Born in Skien, Norway. Civil War: Age 22. Farmer. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, fair complexion, 5’7”. Enlisted for three years on 9 Oct 1861 at Whitewater. Mustered 2 Nov 1861 at Janesville, Wisconsin. Private. Mustered out on 24 Nov 1865 at San Antonio, Texas. Sources: (WHS red book vol 18, p160)

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