Burrell ParkersonHome State: Wisconsin
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 6th Wisconsin Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
From Rockford, IL, he enlisted in Company G, 6th Wisconsin Infantry on 15 June 1861. Promoted Corporal.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was wounded in action in September 1862.
The remainder of the War:
Captured in action in the Wilderness, VA (May 1864). Later transferred to Company D.
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. 523 - 524 [AotW citation 10399]
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