Walter Scott Durlin(1839 - 1932)
Home State: Wisconsin
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 6th Wisconsin Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
Giving his residence as Lodi, he enlisted in Company A, 6th Wisconsin Infantry on 16 July 1861. He was promoted to Corporal.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was wounded in action on South Mountain on 14 September 1862.
The remainder of the War:
He was again wounded in action in the Wilderness, VA in May 1864. He mustered out of the service on 14 July 1865.
After the War:
By 1880 he was living in Pittsfield, Warren County, PA, and was there for each Federal Census through 1930.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from State of Wisconsin1. Further details from family genealogists and his gravesite on Findagrave.
|Birth State: PA |
Burial Place: Wrightsville Cemetery, Wrightsville, PA
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. 497 - 498 [AotW citation 10269]
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