NIELSON, Ellen

WI 27th Inf Co H. Residence: Christiania, Dane County, Wisconsin. Born in Voss, Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 25. Blue eyes, dark hair, light complexion, 5’5”, stout build. Enlisted for three years on 20 Aug 1862 at Christiania. Mustered 25 Oct 1862 at Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Private. “Ellen Nelson” was sick at Memphis, Tennessee, 25 Jul 1863. “E. Nelson” was sick on a hospital boat at Paducah, Kentucky, 27 Jul 1863, according to regimental report of Oct 1863. Died of chronic diarrhea at Mound City, Illinois, on 9 Aug 1863. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 129-10,19; 130-10, 131-4; red book vol 32) (Love p1104) “Nelson, Ellen”.

Menu