Death of Gen. Nelson B. Sweitzer. Gen. Nelson B. Sweitzer, United States Army, retired, died at Washington yester- day. He was a native of Pennsylvania, and was graduated from West Point in the same class as McPherson, Schofield, and Sheridan, in 1853. During the war he served gallantly as a Colonel of New York cavalry regiments, and was breveted five times for meritorious services in the peninsula campaign in Vir- ginia. He leaves a wife, two sons, and a daughter.