NILSON, Nels

IL 36th Inf Co F. Residence: Aurora, Kane County, Illinois. Born at Rulland, La Salle County, Illinois. Civil War: Farmer. Age 25. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’. Enlisted for three years on 9 Sep 1861 at Aurora. Mustered 12 Sep 1861 at Aurora. Private. Promoted to Corporal. Killed in the battle of Perryville, Kentucky, Oct 1862. Sources: (ILSA reel 3 p 71)

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