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Federal (USV)


Samuel K. Potts

(1840 - 1871)

Home State: Wisconsin

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 7th Wisconsin Infantry

Before Antietam

From Wingville, he enlisted in Company H, 7th Wisconsin Infantry on 29 August 1861. He was wounded in action at Gainesville, VA in August 1862.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He mustered out of service with his Company on 3 July 1865.

References & notes

Basic information from State of Wisconsin1. Life dates from his gravesite on Findagrave.


1840 in VA


11/26/1871; in WI; burial in Wood National Cemetery, Milwaukee, 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. 566 - 568  [AotW citation 10647]