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Federal (USV)


Jefferson Lovelace

(1837 - 1869)

Home State: Wisconsin

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 3rd Wisconsin Infantry

Before Antietam

From Sylvester, he enlisted in Company C, 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 wounds on 6 April 1863. He married, for the 2nd time, on 2 December 1863. He enlisted in Company M, 2nd Wisconsin Cavalry on 5 January 1864 and mustered out 15 November 1865 at Austin, TX.

After the War

He died of typhoid fever in 1869.

References & notes

Basic information from Bryant1 and the State of Wisconsin2. His gravesite is on Findagrave. Further details from family genealogists online. First wife (m. 1859) was Sarah "Sallie" Jordan Lovelace, who died about 3 months after their son George (1860-1936, probably raised by grandfather Jeremiah Lovelace) was born. Second wife was Harriet Raymond Lovelace (1842-1920).


1837; Erie County, PA


10/07/1869; Jefferson, WI; burial in Mount Vernon Cemetery, Juda, 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. 414 - 415  [AotW citation 15203]

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. 87  [AotW citation 15219]