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 Cleland Kinloch Nelson

Cleland Kinloch Nelson

Birth
Death 22 Mar 1922 (aged 79)
Burial Lynchburg, Lynchburg City, Virginia, USA
Plot Sec-XY Lot-6 Spc-3
Memorial ID 16620879 · View Source
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Cleland K. Nelson

Residence was not listed; 19 years old.
Enlisted on 3/1/1862 at Bedford, VA as a Private.
On 3/1/1862 he mustered into "F" Co. VA 28th Infantry
(date and method of discharge not given)
He was listed as:
POW 4/6/1865 Sailor's Creek, VA
Confined 4/9/1865 Sandusky, OH
Oath Allegiance 6/19/1865 Sandusky, OH
(Released)
Promotions: 1st Lieut 3/15/1863
(Estimated day)
He also had service in: "G" Co. VA 2nd Cavalry
(Postwar roster only record of service in 2nd Cavalry)
He was described at enlistment as: 6' 1.0", fair complexion, grey eyes, sandy hair

born 9/2/1842 in Elk Hill, Bedford Co, VA
died 3/22/1922 in Peakland, near Lynchburg, VA
Father- Dr. Thomas Hugh Nelson of Albemarle Co. Va.; Mother- Sarah Alexander of Campbell Co. Va.
Married- Ellen C. Scott of Lynchburg, Va. on Nov. 6, 1872.

VMI Record:
Entered VMI- Jan. 15, 1861;
Left ca. Jun. or July 1861.

Civil War Record:
Served as Drill Master for VMI Corps of Cadets while stationed in Richmond, Va. before enlisting;
Enlisted Mar. 1, 1862 in Bedford. Co. Va. as Private for Co. F. 28th Va. Regiment;
Appointed 1st Lieut. April 28, 1862;
In hospital May- Jun. 1863;
Captured at Saylor's Creek Apr. 6, 1865;
Held at Johnson's Island, OH;
Relased on oath June 19, 1865.



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  • Created by: Bev
  • Added: 12 Nov 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 16620879
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Cleland Kinloch Nelson (2 Sep 1842–22 Mar 1922), Find A Grave Memorial no. 16620879, citing Spring Hill Cemetery, Lynchburg, Lynchburg City, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Bev (contributor 47588577) .