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Federal (USV)

Private

Henry Rewey, Jr.

(1841 - 1875)

Home State: Wisconsin

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 7th Wisconsin Infantry

Before Antietam

From Platteville, he enlisted in Company C, 7th Wisconsin Infantry on 10 July 1861.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

Discharged for wounds on 7 January 1863. Re-enlisted on 28 December 1863 and appointed Sergeant. Wounded in action in the Wilderness, VA in May 1864. Transferred to the Veteran Reserve Corps on 13 April 1865.

References & notes

Basic information from State of Wisconsin1. Further details from family genealogists and C.W. Butterfield's History of Grant County, Wisconsin (1881).

Birth

09/06/1841 in NY

Death

11/24/1875 in NE; burial in Wisner Cemetery, Wisner, NE

Notes

1   State of Wisconsin, Adjutant General's Office, and Chandler P. Chapman, Adj. Gen., Roster of Wisconsin Volunteers, War of the Rebellion, 1861-1865, 2 volumes, Madison: Democrat Printing Co., State Printers, 1886, Vol. 1, pp. 550 - 554  [AotW citation 10573]