PETERSON, Nels

WI 33rd Inf Co K. Residence: Rutland, Dane County, Wisconsin. Born in Denmark. Civil War: Age 28. Unmarried. Farmer. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’8”. Enlisted for three years on 21 Aug 1862 at Rutland. Mustered 18 Oct 1862 at Camp Utley, Racine, Wisconsin. Private. Severely wounded in the siege at Vicksburg, Mississippi on 2 Jun 1863. Promoted to Corporal 18 Dec 1863. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 151-14; red book vol 38) “Peterson, Niels”

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