Civil War

Registration of Nelson Wesley Hall with Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War

Wednesday, September 25th, 2013

This week I have received verification that Nelson Wesley Hall has been registered with the Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War. Hello, Ms. Hall, We do have Nelson Wesley Hall, 5th Indiana Light Artillery now registered, buried at Bagley Cemetery, Otsego County, Michigan. You can see his record by going to, then […]

Halls in the Civil War: Erastus P. Hall

Sunday, June 2nd, 2013

Erastus P. Hall (d. 8 February 1865) Soldiers and Sailors Monument, Steuben County, Indiana Erastus P. Hall is listed on this monument as having served in the 29th Indiana Infantry, and died in service. Record Series: Military Records Collection: Civil War County: Statewide Referencenumber: CIV076626 Accession Number: 1938001 Party: Name Age: 25 Date Enrolled: 1864/09/21 […]

Halls in the Civil War: Nelson Wesley Hall

Sunday, May 26th, 2013

Nelson Wesley Hall (b. 3 March 1835–d. 28 September 1903) The photograph above is most likely of Nelson Wesley Hall. As the picture, found in family records, was not properly ID’d, there was some question as to whether this photo was of Nelson or his younger brothers Lafayette or Erastus. We must assume it is, […]