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Naval officer , army officer

William Nelson, American naval officer, army officer.

Background

Nelson, William was born in 1825 in Maysville, Kentucky, United States. Son of Doctor Thomas W. and Frances (Doniphan) Nelson.

Career

General United States Army, 1861, commanded 4th division Department of Ohio. General United States Volunteers, 1862. General Jeff C. Davis, Louisville, Sept.

Connections

father:
Doctor Thomas W. Nelson

mother:
Frances (Doniphan) Nelson