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Federal (USV)

Private

George W.W. Tanner

(1817 - 1907)

Home State: Wisconsin

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 3rd Wisconsin Infantry

Before Antietam

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

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862.

The rest 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 & 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

09/09/1817; Ganies, Orleans County, NY

Death

08/26/1907 Lowell, WI; burial in Lowell CEmetery, Lowell, WI

Notes

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]