PETERSON, Nelson

WI 42nd Inf Co I. Residence: Ridgeway, Iowa County, Wisconsin. Enlistment credited to Dodgeville, Iowa County. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 35. Married. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’9½”. Enlisted for one year on 31 Aug 1864 at Dodgeville. Mustered 9 Sep 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin. Bounty $100. Private. Mustered out 11 Jun 1865. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 176-10,12,13; red book vol 47)

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