Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Home Resident

James Nelson

Admission Date: November 1, 1911 - age 67

Residence: DeWitt, DeWitt County, Illinois

Birth: May 5, 1844, Washington, Illinois

Service: Civil War, 142nd Illinois Infantry, Co. K, Corporal

Disability: Stomach trouble and rheumatism

Pension: $12.00 per month, # 1098179

Death: Date unknown

Family Members: Rebecca Nelson, wife; five children; Pratt Nelson, brother

Doctor: Dr. D. M. Landon, Surgeon

Occupation: Farmer

Notes: James must have been discharged at some point because he and his wife, Rebecca, were admitted to the home November 28, 1923, due to their age.

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