(1842 - 1864)
Home State: Wisconsin
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 7th Wisconsin Infantry
From Smeltzer, he enlisted in Company C, 7th Wisconsin Infantry on 9 August 1861.
On the Campaign
He was wounded in action on South Mountain on 14 September 1862.
The rest of the War
Wounded again in action at Gettysburg, PA on 1 July 1863 and honored by brevet to Captain on that date. He was killed in action on 5 May 1864 in the Wilderness, VA.
References & notes
Basic information from State of Wisconsin1, which lists him as Esekial Parker. Further details from family genealogists.
05/27/1842; Hants, Nova Scotia, CANADA
05/05/1864; Wilderness, VA