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Federal (USV)


Eugene Robert Witter

(1840 - 1918)

Home State: Wisconsin

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 3rd Wisconsin Infantry

Before Antietam

A farmer 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 for wounds on 8 May 1863.

After the War

By the US Census of 1870 he was farmer in Mazeppa, Wabasha County, MN. In the 1875vState Census he was in Forest, RIce COunty, and in 1880 at Morristown.

References & notes

Basic information from Bryant1. His gravesite is on Findagrave. Details from family genealogists online. He married Elsie Jane Edwards (1842-1906) in 1865 in Albany, Green County, WI.


05/15/1840; Utica, NY


09/27/1918 Morristown, MN; burial in Riverside Cemetery, Morristown, 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. 415 - 419  [AotW citation 15208]