OMOT, Nels

WI 42nd Inf Co A. Residence: Scandinavia, Waupaca County, Wisconsin. Born in Eidanger, Norway. Civil War: Blacksmith. Age 29. Married. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 6’. Enlisted for one year on 24 Aug 1864 at Waupaca, Wisconsin. Mustered 1 Sep 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin. Bounty $100. Private. Promoted to Corporal on 10 Sep 1864 at Madison. Promoted to Sergeant 16 Mar 1865. Mustered out 20 Jun 1864. Post war: He lived at Tomahawk, Lincoln County, Wisconsin. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 176-2,14; red book vol 47) (Ulvestad p266) “Aamot, Nils” “Omut, Nels”