(1841 - 1928)
Home State: Wisconsin
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 6th Wisconsin Infantry
From Kingston, he enlisted in Company A, 6th Wisconsin Infantry on 10 May 1861.
On the Campaign
He was wounded in action on South Mountain on 14 September 1862 at Antietam.
The rest of the War
Discharged from the 6th Infantry for disability on 18 January 1863. He enlisted in Company E, 49th Wisconsin Infantry as 2nd Lieutenant in March 1865 and mustered out 8 November 1865.
After the War
He lived in Spring Green, WI and was in the "mercantile business" until 1873, when he sold out and moved to Blue Rapids, KS and operated a dry goods business. In 1883 he moved again to Falls City, NE. He was involved in lead and zinc mining at Galena, KS about 1898, but still considered Falls City home as late as 1917.
References & notes
Basic information from the State of Wisconsin1, which has his last name as Farrington. Further details from family genealogists.
02/12/1841; Greene, NY
12/15/1928 Long Beach, CA; burial in Steele Cemetery, Falls City, NE