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Federal (USV)

Private

Ira N. Prouty, Jr.

(1840 - 1914)

Home State: Wisconsin

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 3rd Wisconsin Infantry

Before Antietam

From Menasha, he enlisted in Company G, 3rd Wisconsin Infantry on 20 April 1861.

On the Campaign

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

The rest 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 & 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

02/27/1840; Mentor, OH

Death

08/18/1914 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]