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Federal (USV)


James H. Brunnemer

(1838 - 1925)

Home State: Wisconsin

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 7th Wisconsin Infantry

Before Antietam

From Fennimore, he enlisted in Company H, 7th Wisconsin Infantry on 29 August 1861.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He had a leg amputated and was discharged on 4 April 1863.

After the War

In 1880 he was the Postmaster in Laclede, Linn County, MO.

References & notes

Service information from State of Wisconsin1. Life dates from his gravesite on Findagrave, with details from family genealogists.


09/04/1838 in OH


01/29/1925; Soldier's Home, Los Angeles, CA; burial in Angelus Rosedale Cemetery, Los Angeles, CA


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. 565 - 566  [AotW citation 10635]