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Federal (USV)


Herman Theodore Buchner

(1838 - 1918)
Home State: Wisconsin
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 3rd Wisconsin Infantry


Before the Antietam Campaign:
From Platteville, he enlisted in Company F, 3rd Wisconsin Infantry on 22 April 1861. He was promoted to Corporal, Sergeant, and First 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 appointed 2nd Lieutenant on 25 July 1865, but not mustered at that rank. He mustered out with his Company on 18 July 1865.

References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Bryant1. His gravesite is on Findagrave. He's in a Civil War Reunion Group photograph (c. 1908) at the Wisconsin Historical Society.

Birth Date: 09/24/1838    Place of Birth: Berlin, GERMANY    
Death Date: 03/25/1918    Death Place: Lancaster, WI    Burial Place: Hillside Cemetery, Lancaster, 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. 425 - 427  [AotW citation 15264]

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