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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 the Antietam Campaign:
From Kekoskee, he enlisted in Company E, 3rd Wisconsin Infantry on 29 May 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 disability on 2 November 1862 at David's Island, NY.

After the War:
He was a butcher by trade.

References, Sources, and other 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 ancestry.com. His birth year also listed as 1840 and 1844.

Birth Date: 05/26/1839    Place of Birth: Guy's Corners, Crawford County, PA    
Death Date: 12/16/1882    Death Place: Lynxville, Crawford County, WI    Burial Place: 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]

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