NILSON, Lauris

WI 15th Inf Co K. Residence: Winneshiek County, Iowa. Civil War: Age 24. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 21 Jan 1862 at Winneshiek County and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, 11 Feb 1862. Private. Left behind sick at Mississippi River Island No. 10 on 11 Jun 1862. Sick in military hospital in Farmington in July 1862 and in Corinth, Mississippi. Discharged from the service for disability due to disease at St. Louis, Missouri, 2 Oct 1862. Post war: Married in 1865 to Anne Paulsen. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-12; red book vol 20 p146) (Buslett p635) (Ager p318) (Ulvestad p314) (Winneshiek County Marriage Records) “Nilson, Lauritz”