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Federal (USV)

Private

Andrew Bishop

(1842 - 1928)

Home State: Wisconsin

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 7th Wisconsin Infantry

Before Antietam

From Tafton, he enlisted in Company F, 7th Wisconsin Infantry on 18 August 1861. Detailed to Battery B, 4th US Artillery on 28 November 1861.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

Wounded in the head at the Wilderness, VA on 5 May 1864.

References & notes

Basic information from State of Wisconsin1. His role in the Battery at Antietam from Buell2.

Birth

12/17/1842 in PA

Death

06/01/1928 in IA

Notes

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. 538 -   [AotW citation 10498]

2   Buell, Augustus, The Cannoneer: Recollections of Service in the Army of the Potomac, Washington: The National Tribune Company, 1890, pg. 42  [AotW citation 10504]