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Federal (USV)


Johann C. Laurisch

(1842 - 1900)

Home State: Wisconsin

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 3rd Wisconsin Infantry

Before Antietam

From Mayville, he enlisted in Company E, 3rd Wisconsin Infantry on 20 May 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, date not known. He reenlisted as a veteran 2 March 1864 and mustered out with his Company on 18 July 1865.

After the War

He moved to Blue Earth County, MN in 1866, and farmed in Danville Township.

References & notes

Basic information from Bryant1. He's listed in the State Roster as John Laurish. His gravesite is on Findagrave, as John C. Laurisch. Details from a mention in Thomas Hughes' History of Blue Earth County and Biographies of its Leading Citizens (1901). His wife was Mary Krause Laurisch.


04/05/1842 in GERMANY


02/23/1900; burial in Oak Grove Cemetery, Blue Earth County, MN


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. 423 - 425  [AotW citation 15252]