WI 15th Inf Co K. Residence: Green County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 29. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 24 Jan 1862 in Green County and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, 11 Feb 1862. Private. He was sick several times in various places. Died of disease in the general hospital in Louisville, Kentucky, on 9 Apr 1864. Buried in Cave Hill Cemetery, Louisville; section B, grave 50. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-12; red book vol 20 p146) (Buslett p635) (Ager p318) (Ulvestad p311) “Nelson, Erick”