Henry E. SmyserHome 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 19 October 1861. Promoted to Corporal, Sergeant, and First Sergeant.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was wounded in action on South Mountain on 14 September 1862.
The remainder of the War:
Wounded again at Cold Harbor, VA in 1864. Promoted to First Lieutenant on 27 June 1864 and Captain on 19 October 1864.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from State of Wisconsin1.
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 10290]
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