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Federal (USV)


Johann C. Laurisch

(1842 - 1900)
Home State: Wisconsin
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 3rd Wisconsin Infantry


Before the Antietam Campaign:
From Mayville, he enlisted in Company E, 3rd Wisconsin Infantry on 20 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 wounds, date not known. He reenlisted as a veteran 2 March 1864 and mustered out with his Company on 18 July 1865.

After the War:
He moved to Blue Earth County, MN in 1866, and farmed in Danville Township.

References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Bryant1. He's listed in the State Roster as John Laurish. His gravesite is on Findagrave, as John C. Laurisch. Details from a mention in Thomas Hughes' History of Blue Earth County and Biographies of its Leading Citizens (1901). His wife was Mary Krause Laurisch.

Birth Date: 04/05/1842    Birth State: GERMANY    
Death Date: 02/23/1900    Burial Place: Oak Grove Cemetery, Blue Earth County, 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. 423 - 425  [AotW citation 15252]

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