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Federal (USV)


Joseph Wilkes

(1836 - 1924)

Home State: Wisconsin

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 3rd Wisconsin Infantry

Before Antietam

From Waupun, he enlisted in Company D, 3rd Wisconsin Infantry on 25 April 1861. He was appointed Corporal and Sergeant, dates not given.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was wounded again, in action at Dallas, GA in 1864. He mustered out of service with his Company on 18 July 1865.

References & notes

Basic information from Bryant1. His gravesite is on Findagrave.




1924; burial in Calvary Cemetery, Waupun, 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. 419 - 421  [AotW citation 15228]