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F.P. Pettygrove
F.P. Pettygrove

Federal (USV)


Frederick Polk Pettygrove

(1840 - 1938)
Home State: Wisconsin
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 2nd Wisconsin Infantry


Before the Antietam Campaign:
From Muscoda, he enlisted in Company C, 2nd Wisconsin Infantry on 22 April 1861. He was wounded at Gainesville, VA in August 1862.

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

After the War:
He was in Howard, Iowa in the 1900 US Federal Census.

References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from State of Wisconsin1. Life dates from his gravesite on Findagrave. Further detail and the photograph (posted on ancestry.com) from family genealogists. His name also seen as Frederick Pope Pettygrove.

Birth Date: 07/08/1840    Place of Birth: Calais, ME    
Death Date: 09/30/1938    Death Place: Spencer, IA    Burial Place: New Hampton Cemetery, New Hampton, IA


1   State of Wisconsin, Adjutant General's Office, and Chandler P. Chapman, Adj. Gen., Roster of Wisconsin Volunteers, War of the Rebellion, 1861-1865, 2 volumes, Madison: Democrat Printing Co., State Printers, 1886, Vol. 1, pp. 355 - 356  [AotW citation 10148]

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