PETERSON, Nels

WI 3rd Inf Co K. Residence: Christiana, Dane County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 35. Blue eyes, brown hair, light complexion, 5’7”. Enlisted for three years on 2 Jun 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin. Mustered 29 Jun 1861 at Fond du Lac, Wisconsin. Private. Discharged from the service 15 Jan 1863, by order of General Martingale. Sources: (WHS red book vol 9 p202).

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