(1841 - 1909)
Home State: Wisconsin
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 3rd Wisconsin Infantry
From Brooklyn, he enlisted in Company A, 3rd Wisconsin Infantry on 25 January 1862. We was wounded in action at Cedar Mountain, VA on 9 August 1862.
On the Campaign
He was wounded again, on 17 September 1862 at Antietam.
The rest of the War
Discharged 10 December 1862 to enlist in the Regular Army. He then served in Battery C, 3rd US Artillery.
After the War
Funeral of Elk Point Pioneer
Isaac Godfrey, a soldier of the civil war and an old settler of Union county [SD], died Wednesday, August 11[sic], of dropsy. Mr. Godfrey arrived in 1882 and settled on a farm one mile southwest of Elk Point, where he lived until his death. He leaves a wife and two children.
References & notes
08/10/1909; burial in Elk Point Cemetery Union County, SD