Joseph W. M. ShawHome State: Wisconsin
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 6th Wisconsin Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
From Durand, he enlisted in Company B, 6th Wisconsin Infantry on 16 July 1861.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862.
The remainder of the War:
He was discharged on 5 December 1862 on disability, but re-enlisted in the Company on 2 January 1864. Transferred to the Veteran Reserve Corps on 23 February 1865.
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. 502 - 504 [AotW citation 10312]
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