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Federal (USV)


John Bath Frasher

(c. 1840 - 1867)
Home State: Wisconsin
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 3rd Wisconsin Infantry


Before the Antietam Campaign:
From Decatur, he enlisted in Company C, 3rd Wisconsin Infantry on 29 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 Veterans Reserve Corps on 1 November 1863.

After the War:
He married Perloina Susan Spainhower (born 1849) in June 1866.

References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Bryant1. His gravesite is on Findagrave. Details from family genealogists online. Family lore says he died of/result of his wounds.

Death Date: 09/14/1867    Death Place: Jefferson County, IA    Burial Place: Lower Richwoods Cemetery, Salina, IA


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. 414 - 415  [AotW citation 15195]

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