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NIELSEN, Hans

WI 15th Inf Co C. Residence: Raymond, Racine County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 42. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 21 Nov 1861 at Waterford, Wisconsin. Mustered 2 Dec 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Left behind in Iuka, Mississippi, on 21 Aug 1862 because of illness. Died there of disease, 5 Sep 1862. Believed buried in Cemetery at Corinth, Mississippi. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 76-5, 77-8; red book vol 20 p 48) (Buslett p423) (Ager p299) “Nelson, Hans”

NIELSEN, Hendrich

WI 52nd Inf Co D. Residence: Oshkosh, Winnebago County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Laborer. Age 25. Blue eyes, light hair, ruddy complexion, 5’8”. Enlisted for one year on 4 Mar 1865 at Green Bay, Wisconsin. Mustered there the same day as a member of a Wisconsin 49th Regiment recruit pool and assigned to the 52nd. Bounty $100, $33.33 paid. Private. Mustered out with his company on 28 Jul 1865 at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 176-13; 200-5,18) “Nielson, Hendrick”

NIELSEN, Henrick

WI 15th Inf Co C. Residence: Raymond, Racine County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 18. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 26 Dec 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin and mustered there on 6 Jan 1862. Private. Sick in Bowling Green, Kentucky, 17 Sep 1862. Taken prisoner at Stone's River, Tennessee, 31 Dec 1862. Was a prisoner of war on parole in St. Louis, Missouri, and in Columbus, Ohio. Transferred to Veteran Reserve Corps, 19 Aug 1863. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-5; red book vol 20 p 48) (Buslett p423) (Ulvestad p313) “Nilsen”

NIELSEN, Jacob

WI 15th Inf Co C. Residence: Norway Township, Racine County, Wisconsin. Born 11 Apr 1819, the son of Nils Larson and Britha Jacobsdatter Nyhus. Married to Kari Mikelsdatter. Civil War: Age 43. Married. Enlisted for three years on 5 Nov 1861 at Waterford, Wisconsin. Mustered 2 Dec 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Died of disease at Mississippi River Island No. 10 on 23 Jun 1862. Buried at Mississippi River National Cemetery near Memphis, Tennessee. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 76-5, 77-3; red book vol 20 p 48) (Buslett p423) (Ulvestad p313) (Ager p299) “Nelson, Jacob”

NIELSEN, James

NY 1st Inf Co I. Residence: Brooklyn, New York. Civil War: Private. Sources: (Rygg p47)

NIELSEN, Lars

WI 44th Inf Co D. Residence: Little Wolf, Waupaca County, Wisconsin. Born in Denmark. Civil War: Age 36. Farmer. Married. Blue eyes, dark hair, fair complexion, 5’7”. Enlisted for one year on 14 Oct 1864 at Waupaca, Wisconsin. Mustered 18 Oct 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Sick in a hospital in Nashville, Tennessee, after 1 Apr 1865. Moved to a hospital in Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin, and discharged from there on 29 Jul 1865. Sources: (WHS red book vol 49; blue book)

NIELSEN, Lorents

WI 15th Inf Co A. Residence: Chicago, Illinois. Civil War: Age 30. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 25 Nov 1861 at Chicago. Mustered 2 Dec 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Sick (or wounded) at Stone’s River, Tennessee, 31 Dec 1862, and sent to hospital in Nashville, Tennessee. Sick in Navy Hospital in Chicago, Illinois, 31 Nov 1863, and sent to Veteran Reserve Corps on 6 Oct 1864. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-3; red book vol 20 p 20) (Buslett p362) (Ulvestad p314) (Meeker) (Hedberg) “Nilsen, Lorents”

NIELSEN, Niels

WI 15th Inf Co C. Residence: Raymond, Racine County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 33. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 9 Nov 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin, and mustered there on 2 Dec 1861. Private. He was sick at Mississippi River Island No. 10, on 11 Jun 1862, and was given leave; he stayed away a month too long. Records at the Madison, Wisconsin, hospital show that he was mustered out there for sickness on 22 Aug 1862. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-5) (Buslett p424) (Ager p299) (Ulvestad p314) “Nelson, Nels”

NIELSEN, Niels E.

WI 52nd Inf Co D. Residence: Farmington, Jefferson County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Clerk. Age 26. Blue eyes, brown hair, light complexion, 5’9”. Enlisted for one year on 5 Apr 1865 at Madison, Wisconsin. Mustered there the same day. Bounty $100, $33.33 paid. Private. Mustered out with his company on 28 Jul 1865 at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 200-5,7,18)

NIELSEN, Syvert

TX. Civil War: Private. Sources: (Elise Wærenskjold “The Lady with the Pen”, p 80; publ by NAHA, 1961)

NIELSON, Carl

WI 15th Inf Co F. Residence: Door County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 32. Married. Enlisted for three years on 24 Feb 1862 at Door County and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, 1 Mar 1862. Private. Sick in regimental hospital 20 Jul 1862 and in Iuka, Mississippi, 21 Aug 1862. Became unfit for service and was discharged from the service in Quincy, Illinois, on 10 Apr 1863, for disability. He lived until 1892 and died in Ephraim, Door County. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-8; red book vol 20 p90) (Buslett p512; p514 photo) (Ager p278 photo; p307) (Ulvestad p313) (Meeker)

NIELSON, Ellen

WI 27th Inf Co H. Residence: Christiania, Dane County, Wisconsin. Born in Voss, Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 25. Blue eyes, dark hair, light complexion, 5’5”, stout build. Enlisted for three years on 20 Aug 1862 at Christiania. Mustered 25 Oct 1862 at Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Private. “Ellen Nelson” was sick at Memphis, Tennessee, 25 Jul 1863. “E. Nelson” was sick on a hospital boat at Paducah, Kentucky, 27 Jul 1863, according to regimental report of Oct 1863. ied of chronic diarrhea at Mound City, Illinois, on 9 Aug 1863. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 129-10,19; 130-10, 131-4; red book vol 32) (Love p1104) “Nelson, Ellen”.

NIELSON, Haakon

WI 15th Inf Co G. Residence: Madison, Dane County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 25. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 16 Jan 1862 at Madison and mustered there. Private. Died of typhoid fever in a hospital at Mississippi River Island No. 10, 9 Jun 1862. Buried in Mississippi River National Cemetery at Memphis, Tennessee. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 76-9, 77-3; red book vol 20 p102) (Buslett p540) (Ulvestad p313)

NIELSON, Jacob

IA 27th Inf Co B. Residence: Allamakee County, Iowa. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 31. Enlisted 14 Mar 1864. Mustered 6 Apr 1864. Private. Died of disease 4 Jul 1864, Memphis, Tennessee. Buried Mississippi River National Cemetery, Memphis, Tennessee; section 2, grave 418. Sources: (ISW-III p1191)

NIELSON, Jens

MN Indian War: “Citizen Soldiers engaged in the Sioux Indian war of 1862”. The St. Peter Frontier Guards, on duty at New Ulm during the Indian War, 19 Aug 1862 to 26 Aug 1862. Part of this company was in the first, and all of it was in the second, Battle of New Ulm. Private. Sources: (MCIW p756)

NIELSON, Nels

MN Indian War: “Citizen Soldiers engaged in the Sioux Indian war of 1862”. The St. Peter Frontier Guards, on duty at New Ulm, Minnesota, during the Indian War, 19 Aug 1862 to 26 Aug 1862. Part of this company was in the first, and all of it in the second, Battle of New Ulm. Private. Sources: (MCIW p756)

NIELSON, Soren

WI 3rd Inf Co E. Civil War: Age 38. Joined 5 May 1861. Private. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 11)

NIELSON, Toller

See NELSON, Tollef

NIELSON, Trond

WI 15th Inf Co F. Residence: Manitowoc County, Wisconsin. Born “Thrond Nilsen Rogn” in Bamle, Norway. Civil War: Age 45. Married. Enlisted for three years on 5 Nov 1861 at Manitowoc, Wisconsin, and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, 11 Jan 1862. Private. Discharged from the service for disease at Jacinto, Mississippi, 6 Aug 1862. Post war: Died 8 Jul 1891 in Gjerpen, Wisconsin, aged 79. Buried in West Cemetery, Valders, Wisconsin. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-8; red book vol 20 p90) (Buslett p512) (Hedberg) “Nelson, Thrond” “Rogn, Trond Nilson”