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Federal (USV)


John Bath Frasher

(c. 1840 - 1867)

Home State: Wisconsin

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 3rd Wisconsin Infantry

Before Antietam

From Decatur, he enlisted in Company C, 3rd Wisconsin Infantry on 29 April 1861.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He transferred to the Veterans Reserve Corps on 1 November 1863.

After the War

He married Perloina Susan Spainhower (born 1849) in June 1866.

References & notes

Basic information from Bryant1. His gravesite is on Findagrave. Details from family genealogists online. Family lore says he died of/result of his wounds.


c. 1840


09/14/1867; Jefferson County, IA; burial in Lower Richwoods Cemetery, Salina, IA


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. 414 - 415  [AotW citation 15195]