Henry EckeHome State: Wisconsin
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 6th Wisconsin Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
From Fountain City, he enlisted in Company H, 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:
Transferred to the Veteran Reserve Corps 15 February 1864. Discharged 18 July 1864 for wounds (?).
After the War:
He was living in Elroy, WI in June 1905 according to a census of veterans made by the Secretary of State of Wisconsin.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from State of Wisconsin1.
Burial Place: Fountain City Cemetery, Fountain City, 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. 525 - 528 [AotW citation 10410]
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