NILSON, Peter

WI 50th Inf Co F. Residence: Fort Howard, Brown County, Wisconsin. Born in Denmark. Civil War: Farmer. Age 42. Blue eyes, red hair, ruddy complexion, 5’6”. Enlisted for one year on 28 Feb 1865 at Green Bay, Wisconsin. Mustered there the same day. Private. Died in the post hospital at Fort Rice, Dakota Territory, on 16 Oct 1865, of “hemorhage of the bowels”. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 195-7,15) (Love p1122)

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