Samuel BirdsallHome State: Wisconsin
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 6th Wisconsin Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
From Milwaukee, he enlisted in Company H, 6th Wisconsin Infantry on 15 July 1861. He was promoted to 2nd Lieutenant, Company D on 23 October 1861 and to First Lieutenant on 16 July 1862.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was appointed Captain on 13 September 1862.
The remainder of the War:
He resigned on 12 June 1863.
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. 508 - 509, 525 [AotW citation 10327]
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