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Federal (USV)


Michael Shortell

(? - 1864)

Home State: Wisconsin

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 7th Wisconsin Infantry

Before Antietam

From Stockton, he enlisted in Company G, 7th Wisconsin Infantry on 12 August 1861. Promoted to Corporal.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on South Mountain on 14 September 1862.

The rest of the War

Captured in action at Gettysburg, PA in July 1863. Killed in action 23 May 1864 at Jericho Ford, VA.

References & notes

Basic information from State of Wisconsin1.


05/23/1864; Jericho Ford, VA


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. 563 - 564  [AotW citation 10623]