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W.J. Corey

W.J. Corey

Federal (USV)


Warner Joseph Corey

(1839 - 1882)

Home State: Wisconsin

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 3rd Wisconsin Infantry

Before Antietam

From Kekoskee, he enlisted in Company E, 3rd Wisconsin Infantry on 29 May 1861.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was discharged for disability on 2 November 1862 at David's Island, NY.

After the War

He was a butcher by trade.

References & notes

Basic information from Bryant1. His gravesite is on Findagrave, which also hosts a copy of the obituary from the Prairie du Chien Union. His photograph from one of unknown provenance found in several places on His birth year also listed as 1840 and 1844.


05/26/1839; Guy's Corners, Crawford County, PA


12/16/1882 Lynxville, Crawford County, WI; burial in Dickson Cemetery, Lynxville, 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. 421 - 423  [AotW citation 15238]