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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