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Federal (USV)

Sergeant

Joseph Wilkes

(1836 - 1924)
Home State: Wisconsin
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 3rd Wisconsin Infantry

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Before the Antietam Campaign:
From Waupun, he enlisted in Company D, 3rd Wisconsin Infantry on 25 April 1861. He was appointed Corporal and Sergeant, dates not given.

In the Antietam Campaign:
He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862 at Antietam.

The remainder of the War:
He was wounded again, in action at Dallas, GA in 1864. He mustered out of service with his Company on 18 July 1865.

References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Bryant1. His gravesite is on Findagrave.


Burial Place: Calvary Cemetery, Waupun, WI



Notes

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. 419 - 421  [AotW citation 15228]



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