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Federal (USV)


George W.W. Tanner

(1817 - 1907)
Home State: Wisconsin
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 3rd Wisconsin Infantry


Before the Antietam Campaign:
From Hustisford, he married in March 1854 in Dodge County, WI. He enlisted in Company A, 3rd Wisconsin Infantry on 29 June 1861.

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

The remainder of the War:
He was discharged for disability on 15 January 1863.

After the War:
He married again in August 1864. His veteran's pension was increased to $30 per month by an act of the US Congress in 1907.

References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Bryant1. His gravesite is on Findagrave. Marriage dates from vital records online from the Wisconsin Historical Society: first wife Mary Ann Burcess, second Elbina Jane Ackerman.

Birth Date: 09/09/1817    Place of Birth: Ganies, Orleans County, NY    
Death Date: 08/26/1907    Death Place: Lowell, WI    Burial Place: Lowell CEmetery, Lowell, WI


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 15140]

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