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Federal (USV)


Christian J. Neilson

Home State: Wisconsin
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 3rd Wisconsin Infantry


Before the Antietam Campaign:
From Neenah, he enlisted in Company G, 3rd Wisconsin Infantry on 5 January [1862].

In the Antietam Campaign:
He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862 at Antietam.

The remainder of the War:
He was absent, sick at the muster-out of his Company (18 July 1865).

After the War:
He was living in Neenah in the 1895 and 1905 Wisconsin Censuses of Veterans.

References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Bryant1.


1   Bryant, Edwin Eustace, History of the Third Regiment of Wisconsin Veteran Volunteer Infantry 1861-1865, Madison: Arthur H Clark Co. for the Veteran Association of the Regiment, 1891, pp. 431 - 434  [AotW citation 15295]

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