Home State: Wisconsin
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 7th Wisconsin Infantry
From Fall River, he enlisted in Company B, 7th Wisconsin Infantry on 11 May 1861.
On the Campaign
He was wounded in action on South Mountain on 14 September 1862.
The rest of the War
Captured in action at Haymarket, VA. Still absent as a prisoner of war on 3 July 1865 at muster-out.
References & notes
Basic information from State of Wisconsin1. In the 1850 US Federal Census a James O. Hilliker, age 28, is listed as a constable in the town of Waushara, Dodge County, 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. 543 - 546 [AotW citation 10546]