NILSON, James K.

WI 15th Inf Co I. Residence: Dover, Racine County, Wisconsin. Born in Genesee, New York. Civil War: Age 43. Mason. Gray eyes, dark hair, dark complexion, 5’11”. Enlisted for three years on 5 Feb 1864 at Amherst, Wisconsin, and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, 16 Mar 1864. Private. Joined I Company at McDonald’s Station, Tennessee, 26 Apr 1864. Sick in Chattanooga, Tennessee, 28 Jul 1864. Temporarily assigned to the Wisconsin 24th Infantry on 13 Feb 1865. Transferred to Company K of the Wisconsin 13th on 10 Jun 1865. Mustered out on 24 Nov 1865. Sources: (Buslett p600) (Ager p315) “Nelson, James K.”

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