Pvt Nelson J Potter

Vermont, USA
Death 8 Apr 1864 (aged 27–28)
Mansfield, DeSoto Parish, Louisiana, USA
Burial Chalmette, St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana, USA
Memorial ID 72182340 View Source
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From Civil War Military Records:

Potter, Nelson J. Age 26. Residence Sisley's Grove, Iowa nativity Vermont. Enlisted Aug. 13, 1862 into Co G 24th Iowa Infantry.

Mustered Sept. 3, 1862.

After enduring the rigors of Helena,Arkansas, the Siege of Vicksburg, the Battle of Champion Hill,MS and numerous other confrontations, Nelson was killed in action April 8, 1864, Mansfield, La.
No burial site listed.
Assume Chalmette National Cemetery based on burials of others killed at Mansfield.


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  • Created by: K L Bonnett
  • Added: 28 Jun 2011
  • Find a Grave Memorial 72182340
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Pvt Nelson J Potter (1836–8 Apr 1864), Find a Grave Memorial ID 72182340, citing Chalmette National Cemetery, Chalmette, St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana, USA ; Maintained by K L Bonnett (contributor 46868590) .