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Federal (USV)


Samuel Bartholomew

(1834 - 1904)
Home State: Wisconsin
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 3rd Wisconsin Infantry


Before the Antietam Campaign:
From Highland, he enlisted in Company H, 3rd Wisconsin Infantry on 30 April 1861, and 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 Resaca and Dallas, GA (1864). He mustered out with his Company on 18 July 1865.

After the War:
He was an insurance agent in Boscobel, WI. He was a Constable for Grant County from 1891 to at least 1900, and Marshal for Boscobel 1895-96.

In 1899 ...
Raleigh, N. C.; October 25: Samuel Bartholomew, of Boscobel, Wis., writes the secretary of state, asking if Colonel Gibson, of the Forty-second North Carolina regiment, killed at Gettysburg, has any relatives in North Carolina. Bartholomew says he buried Gibson and that a ring and watch were taken from his body. He knows where the ring is and desires to have it returned.

References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Bryant1. His gravesite is on Findagrave. The quote above from the Wilmington (NC) Messenger of 26 October 1899, Page 1. Further details from family genealogists and Castello N. Holford's History of Grant County, Wisconsin (1900). He married Amelia Petty (1848-1914) on 5 January 1867 in Boscobel.

Birth Date: 08/24/1834    Place of Birth: Brown County, OH    
Death Date: 02/21/1904    Death Place: Boscobel, WI    Burial Place: Boscobel Cemetery, Boscobel, 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. 423 - 425  [AotW citation 15259]

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