(1838 - 1914)
Home State: Pennsylvania
Education: Jefferson Medical College (Phila.), Class of 1861
Branch of Service: Infantry
Known as W. Stockton Wilson, he was appointed Assistant Surgeon, 155th Pennsylvania Infantry on 12 September 1862 and joined the Regiment on the march in Maryland on 15 September.
The rest of the War
Promoted to Surgeon, 210th Pennsylvania Infantry on 29 September 1864. He mustered out with them on May 30, 1865.
After the War
He practiced medicine in Maryland - probably in Uniontown from at least 1870 - until about 1891, when he moved his practice to Newark, NJ. He was active until about 3 weeks before his death, at his home at 96 Montclair Avenue.
References & notes
08/22/1838; Franklin County, PA
04/09/1914 Newark, NJ; burial in Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Newark, NJ
1 Porter, John T. , Financial Secretary, and Charles F. McKenna, compiler & editor, Under the Maltese Cross, Antietam to Appomattox, the Loyal Uprising in Western Pennsylvania, 1861-1865: Campaigns of the 155th Pennsylvania Regiment, Pittsburgh: 155th Regimental Association, 1910, pp. 492 - 592 [AotW citation 13607]