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Federal (USV)


Joseph R. Hollister

(1832 - 1909)

Home State: Wisconsin

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 3rd Wisconsin Infantry

Before Antietam

From Oshkosh, he enlisted in Company B, 3rd Wisconsin Infantry on 22 April 1861.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862 at Antietam.

The rest of the War

He was discharged for disability, date not given. He enlisted in Company A, 2nd Wisconsin Cavalry on 22 September 1863 and mustered out with that Company on 15 November 1865.

References & notes

Basic information from Bryant1 and the State of Wisconsin2. His gravesite is on Findagrave.


07/18/1832; Chautauqua, NY


08/12/1909; King, WI; burial in Wisconsin Veterans Memorial Cemetery, King, WI


1   Bryant, Edwin Eustace, History of the Third Regiment of Wisconsin Veteran Volunteer Infantry 1861-1865, Madison: Arthur H Clark Co. for the Veteran Association of the Regiment, 1891, pp. 409 - 410  [AotW citation 15156]

2   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, pg. 54  [AotW citation 15162]