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Federal (USV)

Private

Wilbur Fisk Haughawout

(1842 - 1914)

Home State: Wisconsin

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 3rd Wisconsin Infantry

Before Antietam

He went to Lafayette County, WI with his family in 1844. From Centre, he enlisted in Company H, 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 mustered out with his Company on 18 July 1865.

After the War

He moved to Jasper County, MO about 1868 and was a farmer, ran a flour mill, and invested in real estate. He moved to the city of Carthage about 1896.

References & notes

Basic information from Bryant1, who has him as Wilber F. Haughawout. His gravesite is on Findagrave, source also of a bio sketch from Livingston's A History of Jasper County Missouri and its People (1912).

Birth

01/29/1842; Brown County, OH

Death

11/30/1914 Carthage, MO; burial in Park Cemetery, Carthage, MO

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. 434 - 435  [AotW citation 15835]