(1841 - 1943)
Home State: Wisconsin
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 3rd Wisconsin Infantry
From Washington, WI, he enlisted in Company C, 3rd Wisconsin Infantry on 30 May 1861. He was appointed Sergeant (date not given).
On the Campaign
At Antietam on 17 September 1862 ...
I caught [Isaac Thurlow] as he fell and his brother [Albion] carried him to the rear. In a few moments, he came back saying his brother was dead, picked up his musket and resumed firing ... but his courage never failed.
The rest of the War
He mustered out with his Company on 18 July 1865. He lived to be about 102 years old.
After the War
In 1874 he was married in Red River County, TX, and probably lived in Fayette Co., IA, Graham County, KS, and Buchananan Co., MO where his children were born. He remarried near St Joseph, MO in 1886 and had further children born in Buchanan County, Gentry Co., MO and Kingfisher Co., TX to 1900. He was a member of GAR Post 70 in Marshall, OK.
References & notes
11/29/1841; Woodstock, ME
1943; burial in North IOOF Cemetery, Enid, Garfield County, OK