(1830 - 1926)
Home State: Wisconsin
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 3rd Wisconsin Infantry
From Shullsburg, he enlisted in Company I, 3rd Wisconsin Infantry as Corporal on 2 June 1861.
On the Campaign
He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was discharged 22 April 1863 for disability.
After the War
He was a miner (with his father Abasalom, 1810-1888) to about 1871, sold farm implements to 1877, and was an insurance agent. He was Village Marshal, Deputy Sheriff and Sheriff, and Deputy United States Marshal. He was president of the Third Wisconsin Veteran Volunteer Association and was a charter member of the Thomas H. Oates G.A.R. Post 96 in Shullsburg. He was a resident of the National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers (probably the Northwestern Branch, in Milwaukee) by 1920. He may have transferred to the Western Branch in Leavenworth, KS in 1922.
References & notes
08/20/1838; Shullsburg, WI
04/04/1926 Lafayette County, WI; burial in cremated, no gravesite