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Federal (USV)


John Spies

Home State: Wisconsin

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 3rd Wisconsin Infantry

Before Antietam

From Milwaukee, he enlisted in Company D, 3rd Wisconsin Infantry on 25 April 1861. He was appointed Corporal, date not given.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was captured while serving in the Quartermaster's Department 9 March 1865. He mustered out of service with his Company on 18 July 1865.

References & notes

Basic information from Bryant1.


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. 318, 419 - 421  [AotW citation 15226]