STENSON, Nils

WI 15th Inf Co I. Residence: Chicago, Illinois. Born in Denmark. Civil War: Age 39. Unmarried. Carpenter. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’7”. Enlisted for three years on 10 Oct 1861 at Chicago and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, 15 Nov 1861 into Company A as a Corporal. Was with the provisions transport from Stevenson, Alabama, in October 1863. Was assigned as standard-bearer in 1864. Promoted to Sergeant on 1 Apr 1864. Wounded in an arm at New Hope Church, Georgia, 27 May 1864, and died of his wound in Chattanooga, Tennessee, 8 Jul 1864. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 76-11, 77-1; red book vol 20 p126) (Buslett p608) (Ulvestad p261) (Meeker) “Stenerson, Nils” “Steenson, Nils”

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