WI 15th Inf Co C. Residence: Raymond, Racine County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 42. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 21 Nov 1861 at Waterford, Wisconsin. Mustered 2 Dec 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Left behind in Iuka, Mississippi, on 21 Aug 1862 because of illness. Died there of disease, 5 Sep 1862. Believed buried in Cemetery at Corinth, Mississippi. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 76-5, 77-8; red book vol 20 p 48) (Buslett p423) (Ager p299) “Nelson, Hans”