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Federal (USV)


Reuben T. Richer

(1839 - 1923)
Home State: Wisconsin
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 3rd Wisconsin Infantry


Before the Antietam Campaign:
From Lowell, he enlisted in Company A, 3rd Wisconsin Infantry on 18 April 1861.

In the Antietam Campaign:
He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862 at Antietam.

The remainder of the War:
He transferred to the Veteran Reserve Corps on 1 July 1863, serving in Company C, 14th Regiment, mustering out as a Corporal.

After the War:
He was listed as living in Abrams, WI in 1892 and 1905.

References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Bryant1. Additional service data from an Enumeration of War Veterans living in Wisconsin in 1892 and the US Park Service's Soldiers and Sailors System. He's sometimes seen with middle initial "F". His gravesite is on Findagrave.

Birth Date: 10/02/1839    Place of Birth: Pittsfield, MA    
Death Date: 02/03/1923    Death Place: Leavenworth, KS    Burial Place: Leavenworth National Cemetery, Leavenworth, KS


1   Bryant, Edwin Eustace, History of the Third Regiment of Wisconsin Veteran Volunteer Infantry 1861-1865, Madison: Arthur H Clark Co. for the Veteran Association of the Regiment, 1891, pp. 406 - 407  [AotW citation 15136]

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