SHELRU, John Nelson

Born 27 May 1845 at Sondre Land, Norway. Civil War: Private. Wounded in chest ?. Post war: Lived near Osakis, Douglas County, Minnesota. Member of GAR post at Alexandria, Minnesota, founded in 1883. Died 23 Dec 1918. Buried in Kinkead Cemetery, Alexandria. Sources: (Ulvestad p327) (DCHS 1890 Veterans Census card file) (Obituary, Alexandria Post News, 26 Dec 1918; p 1 col 5)

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