Molson, William Nelson, Corp., 43rd USCT, Company B. Born 13 September 1840 in Mexico, Juniata County Pennsylvania. Enlisted in 43rd USCT Infantry, Company B. Mustered in 14 March 1864; promoted to corporal 1 April 1864; mustered out with company 20 October 1865 (Bates). Died 26 November 1918 in Altoona, Blair County Pennsylvania. Color Guard at Hatcher's Run, Virginia, 27 October 1864. Buried in Eastern Light Cemetery, Altoona, Blair County Pennsylvania. Son of William and Elizabeth Molson. Husband of Sarah J. Parker. Father of Mary (Molson) Groce. Occupations: Boatman, barber, and elevator operator. (Source: Jeannette L. Molson)
Samuel P. Bates, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-1865, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, 1868.
Jeannette L. Molson, Woodland, California, correspondence with Afrolumens Project, 15 January 2006; 28 April 2006,12 June 2006.
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