(1844 - 1916)
Home State: Wisconsin
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 3rd Wisconsin Infantry
From Exeter, he enlisted in Company C, 3rd Wisconsin Infantry on 22 April 1861.
On the Campaign
He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862 at Antietam.
The rest of the War
He was discharged 26 January 1863 to enlist in the Regular US Army (enlistment dated 15 December 1862 at Ft. Hamilton, NY by Capt. DuPont). He served in Batteries B and E of the 5th US Artillery. He reenlisted on 23 January 1864 at Martinsburg, VA at the end of his original term of service.
After the War
His name is on a homestead (land) patent in Sheridan County, Montana, issued in 1920.
References & notes
08/11/1844; Chatauqua County, NY
05/02/1916 Otter Tail County, MN; burial in East Lake Lida Cemetery, Pelican Rapids, MN
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. 412 - 413 [AotW citation 15180]
2 US Army, Registers of Enlistments in the United States Army, 1798-1914, Washington, DC: National Archives, 1956, Vol. 54, pg. 27 [AotW citation 15189]