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Homer Augustus Nelson
Birth: Aug. 31, 1829
Death: Apr. 25, 1891

Civil War Union Army Officer, US Congressman. Served during the Civil War as Colonel and commander of the 159th New York Volunteer Infantry. He was elected as a Democrat to represent New York's 12th District in the United States House of Representatives, serving from March 4, 1863 to March 3, 1865. (bio by: Russ Dodge) 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  John M Nelson (____ - 1867)
 
 Spouse:
  Helen Jane Stearns Nelson (1837 - 1891)*
 
 Siblings:
  Sarah M Nelson (____ - 1828)*
  John M Nelson (____ - 1839)*
  Helen L Nelson (____ - 1832)*
  Homer Augustus Nelson (1829 - 1891)
  John M Nelson (1843 - 1903)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Poughkeepsie Rural Cemetery
Poughkeepsie
Dutchess County
New York, USA
Plot: Section C, Lot 8-10, Grave 4
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: Nov 20, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6942226
Homer Augustus Nelson
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Homer Augustus Nelson
Added by: Russ Dodge
 
Homer Augustus Nelson
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Colonel thank you for your service to our country during our American Civil War. May you rest in peace, sir.
- Daniel Moran
 Added: Apr. 25, 2016

- Ryan D. Curtis
 Added: Apr. 25, 2014

- Rebecca Marden
 Added: Dec. 21, 2012
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