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Federal (USV)

Sergeant

Samuel Monteith

(1835 - 1862)

Home State: Wisconsin

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 7th Wisconsin Infantry

Before Antietam

From Liberty, he enlisted in Company H, 7th Wisconsin Infantry on 29 August 1861. Promoted to Sergeant.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action on 17 September 1862.

References & notes

Basic information from State of Wisconsin1. Life dates from his gravesite on Findagrave. Some of his letters home to his father Andrew Monteith, then in Grant County, WI, are in the collection of the Wisconsin Historical Society.

Birth

04/01/1835 in SCOTLAND

Death

09/17/1862 Sharpsburg, MD; burial in Ebenezer Cemetery, Wingville, WI (marker only?)

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. 566 - 568  [AotW citation 10646]