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Federal (USV)


Frederick Meyer

(1843 - 1907)

Home State: Wisconsin

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 3rd Wisconsin Infantry

Before Antietam

He came to America at age 9 with his family, and was living in Oshkosh by age 11 (about 1854). From Oshkosh, he enlisted in Company B, 3rd Wisconsin Infantry on 4 June 1861.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was absent, wounded at muster-out (July 1865).

After the War

He was a patrolman on the Oshkosh police force for nearly 20 years.

References & notes

Basic information from Bryant1. His gravesite is online from Findagrave, and that page includes text from his obituary in the Oshkosh Daily Northwestern of Wednesday, 17 July 1907, pg.3.


06/01/1843; Mecklenberg, GERMANY


07/17/1907; Oshkosh, WI; burial in Riverside Cemetery, Oshkosh, 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. 410 - 412  [AotW citation 15164]