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Federal (USV)


Joseph H. Arms

(1836 - 1914)

Home State: Wisconsin

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 3rd Wisconsin Infantry

Before Antietam

From Kekoskee, he enlisted in Company E, 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 wounded again, in action at Chancellorsville, VA (May 1863) and Beverly Ford (June 1863). Transferred to the Veteran Reserve Corps on 15 November 1863. He mustered out on 22 April 1864 at the expiration of his term of service.

References & notes

Basic information from Bryant1. His gravesite is on Findagrave.




06/17/1914; Greenwood, WI; burial in Loyal City Cemetery, Loyal, 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 15232]