William A. Nelson(? - 1862)
Home State: Wisconsin
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 2nd Wisconsin Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
From Howard, he enlisted in Company I, 2nd Wisconsin Infantry on 22 April 1861.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was mortally wounded in action on South Mountain on 17 September 1862.
The remainder of the War:
Died of wounds on 16 October 1862.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from State of Wisconsin1.
Death Date: 10/16/1862
1 State of Wisconsin, Adjutant General's Office, and Chandler P. Chapman, Adj. Gen., Roster of Wisconsin Volunteers, War of the Rebellion, 1861-1865, 2 volumes, Madison: Democrat Printing Co., State Printers, 1886, Vol. 1, pp. 371 - 376 [AotW citation 10219]
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