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Federal (USV)


John L. Lueschen

(c. 1838 - 1913)

Home State: Wisconsin

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 3rd Wisconsin Infantry

Before Antietam

From Mayville, he enlisted in Company E, 3rd Wisconsin Infantry on 22 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 Chancellorsville, VA in May 1863. He transferred to the Veteran Reserve Corps on 15 December 1863.

After the War

He was a butcher and owned a meat market on Washington Street in Davenport, IA. He opened a second shop there in 1902.

References & notes

Basic information from Bryant1. His gravesite is on Findagrave. Details from National Register of Historic Places for the John Lueschen House and the Davenport Daily Republican of 13 December 1902.


c. 1838


12/10/1913; burial in Oakdale Memorial Gardens, Davenport, IA


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 15253]