Booth, Andrew B., "Records of Louisiana Confederate Soldiers and Louisiana Confederate Commands", Volume III, page 1266.
Nelson, Robert - Private, Compay K, 27th Louisiana Infantry. Enlisted May 5, 1862, at Natchitoches, Louisiana. Present on Rolls to December 1862. On Federal Rolls of Prisoners of War, Captured and paroled Vicksburg, Mississippi, July 4, 1863. On List dated Shreveport, Louisiana, April 1, 1864, Reported for exchange at Shreveport, Louisiana, before April 1, 1864. On Roll of Prisoners of War, Paroled at Natchitoches, Louisiana, June 7, 1865. Resides: Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana.
War Department O.Q.M.G. Form NO. 623, Application for Headstone shows dates as above for enlistment and parole. It also indicates his date of death as 1889. It appears this request was from State Representative A. Leonard Allen in March 1938. rae
Co K / 27 LA INF / C.S.A.
Note: Upright Confederate Memorial
Plot: Row 11
Created by: Robert A. Edwards
Record added: Jan 22, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 33111811
Added: Jan. 8, 2010