Rollin P. Converse(1841 - 1864)
Home State: Wisconsin
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 6th Wisconsin Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
From Prescott, he enlisted in Company B, 6th Wisconsin Infantry on 10 May 1861, and was promoted to Sergeant. Appointed 2nd Lieutenant 25 October 1861, First Lieutenant on 16 January, and Captain on 28 July 1862.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862 at Antietam.
The remainder of the War:
He was wounded and captured in action in the Wilderness and died of wounds in "a Rebel hospital" on 7 May 1864.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from State of Wisconsin1. GAR Post 189 in Prescott, WI was named for him.
|Birth State: NY |
Death Date: 05/07/1864 Death Place: VA Burial Place: Pine Glen Cemetery, Prescott, WI
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. 500 - 502 [AotW citation 10289]
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