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Federal (USV)

Private

Ira N. Prouty, Jr.

(1840 - 1914)
Home State: Wisconsin
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 3rd Wisconsin Infantry

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Before the Antietam Campaign:
From Menasha, he enlisted in Company G, 3rd Wisconsin Infantry on 20 April 1861.

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

The remainder of the War:
He mustered out 29 June 1864 at the expiration of his term of service.

After the War:
He was the County Clerk living with his wife, 3 children and his widower Father-in-Law in Lone Tree, Merrick County, NE at the 1870 Federal Census.

References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Bryant1. Details from family genealogists online. He married Laura (or Sarah) Minnie Lisk (1838-1923) on 3 November 1864 in Menasha, WI. She died in Little Rock, AR. His brother Warren C. Prouty (b. 1837, Mentor, OH), then a Private, Company I, 21st Wisconsin Infantry, died of disease at Nashville, TN on 14 February 1863.

Birth Date: 02/27/1840    Place of Birth: Mentor, OH    
Death Date: 08/18/1914    Death Place: Lenoke, AR    



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. 431 - 434  [AotW citation 15297]



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