47th Wisconsin Volunteers 23 Jan 65-10 Sep 65
On information received from his
descendant great grandson.
Date: Tue, 22 Feb 2000 18:31:46 EST
I have a copy of a Certificate of
Service for Tosten Nelson with Company
D of the 47th Regiment of Wisconsin Infantry.
He enlisted on 23 Jan 1865 and
was mustered out on 10 Feb
1865 at Madison, Wisconsin. Tosten
Was born on 15 Mar 1826 in Vang,
Valdres, Norway on the Kvien farm
and sold his farm in 1861 and came
with wife and 7 children to Wisconsin.
He was my great grandfather.
His son, Nels Tostenson Nelson homesteaded
in the Goose River Valley, near
Mayville, ND. In 1878.
Tosten moved to the Mayville, MN area where
he died on 18 Jun 1887 and is buried
with Civil War Veteran recognition at the Mayville
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