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Federal (USV)

Private

Herman Theodore Buchner

(1838 - 1918)

Home State: Wisconsin

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 3rd Wisconsin Infantry

Before Antietam

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).

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862 at Antietam.

The rest 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 & 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

09/24/1838; Berlin, GERMANY

Death

03/25/1918 Lancaster, WI; burial in Hillside Cemetery, Lancaster, WI

Notes

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]