Peter Boswine(1843 - 1919)
Home State: Wisconsin
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 6th Wisconsin Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He came to the US at age 3, and was living in Milwaukee when he enlisted in Company D, 6th Wisconsin Infantry on 10 May 1861.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862.
The remainder of the War:
Wounded again at Spottsylvania, VA on 12 May 1864. Discharged for disability on 2 June 1865.
After the War:
In 1870 he was working in a sawmill. He was a 50-year resident of Oshkosh, and died at age 76 in the National Soldier's Home in Milwaukee.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from State of Wisconsin1. Details from his death notice in the Oshkosh Daily Northwestern of 28 August 1919, and family genealogists.
|Birth State: PRUSSIA |
Death Date: 08/26/1919 Death Place: Milwaukee, WI Burial Place: Riverside Cemetery, Oshkosh, 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. 509 - 510 [AotW citation 10334]
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