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Federal (USV)

Private

Hiram K. Southwick

(1839 - 1886)

Home State: Wisconsin

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 3rd Wisconsin Infantry

Before Antietam

From White Oak Springs, he enlisted in Company I, 3rd Wisconsin Infantry on 19 April 1861.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was discharged for disability 22 March 1863. He reenlisted on 4 January 1864. He was wounded in action at Resaca, GA in May 1864 and his left arm was amputated. He was discharged 24 March 1865 for wounds.

References & notes

Basic information from Bryant1. His gravesite is on Findagrave.

Birth

03/12/1839 in WI

Death

06/30/1886 in IA; burial in Center Chapel Cemetery, Vernon, IA

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. 437 - 440  [AotW citation 15853]