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Federal (USV)


William Luther Brisbin

(1840 - 1912)

Home State: Wisconsin

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 3rd Wisconsin Infantry

Before Antietam

From Jefferson, he enlisted in Company C, 3rd Wisconsin Infantry on 22 April 1861. He was appointed Corporal, then Sergeant (dates not given).

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862 at Antietam.

The rest of the War

He was again wounded, in action at Chancellorsville, VA in May 1863. He mustered out with his Company on 18 July 1865.

References & notes

Basic information from Bryant1. The State Roster has him as William Brisbane. His gravesite is on Findagrave. Other details from family genealogists online.


05/18/1840 in NY


03/03/1912 Green County, WI; burial in Mount Vernon Cemetery, Juda, 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. 412 - 413  [AotW citation 15184]