NILSON, Peter

WI 12th Inf Co A. Residence: Martell, Pierce County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Unmarried. Age 24. Farmer. Blue eyes, brown hair, fair complexion, 5’9”. Enlisted for three years on 28 Oct 1861 at Prescott, Wisconsin. Mustered 30 Oct 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Died of disease on 27 Jan 1863 at Bolivar, Tennessee. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 58-15; red book vol 17, p18) (WLCW p62) (Love p1077) “Nelson, Peter”

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