Jefferson Lovelace(1837 - 1869)
Home State: Wisconsin
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 3rd Wisconsin Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
From Sylvester, he enlisted in Company C, 3rd Wisconsin Infantry on 22 April 1861.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862 at Antietam.
The remainder of the War:
He was discharged for wounds on 6 April 1863. He married, for the 2nd time, on 2 December 1863. He enlisted in Company M, 2nd Wisconsin Cavalry on 5 January 1864 and mustered out 15 November 1865 at Austin, TX.
After the War:
He died of typhoid fever in 1869.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Bryant1 and the State of Wisconsin2. His gravesite is on Findagrave. Further details from family genealogists online. First wife (m. 1859) was Sarah "Sallie" Jordan Lovelace, who died about 3 months after their son George (1860-1936, probably raised by grandfather Jeremiah Lovelace) was born. Second wife was Harriet Raymond Lovelace (1842-1920).
|Place of Birth: Erie County, PA |
Death Date: 10/07/1869 Death Place: Jefferson, WI Burial Place: 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. 414 - 415 [AotW citation 15203]
2 State of Wisconsin, Adjutant General's Office, and Chandler P. Chapman, Adj. Gen., Roster of Wisconsin Volunteers, War of the Rebellion, 1861-1865, 2 volumes, Madison: Democrat Printing Co., State Printers, 1886, Vol. 1, pg. 87 [AotW citation 15219]
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