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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