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Federal (USV)


Luther A. Phetteplace

(1841 - 1929)
Home State: Wisconsin
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 3rd Wisconsin Infantry


Before the Antietam Campaign:
From Menasha, he enlisted in Company G, 3rd Wisconsin Infantry on 30 April 1861.

In the Antietam Campaign:
He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862 at Antietam.

The remainder of the War:
He was again wounded, in action at Dallas, GA (date not given). He mustered out 5 June 1865.

After the War:
By 1883 he was receiving a pension of $4 per month for "injury to abdomen", then living in Menasha. He was living in Neenah at the 1895 Wisconsin Veterans Census. He was a Foreman at EF Weickert (probably a planing mill) in the 1905 Neenah City Directory.

References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Bryant1. His gravesite is on Findagrave.

Birth Date: 11/27/1841    Birth State: NY    
Death Date: 12/05/1929    Death Place: Winnebago County, WI    Burial Place: Oak Hill Cemetery, Neenah, 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. 431 - 434  [AotW citation 15296]

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