(c. 1840 - ?)
Home State: Wisconsin
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 3rd Wisconsin Infantry
From Oshkosh, he enlisted in Company G, 3rd Wisconsin Infantry on 25 April 1861.
On the Campaign
He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862 at Antietam.
The rest of the War
He was discharged 26 October 1862 to enlist in the Regular US Army. He enlisted at age 22 at Sandy Hook, MD in Company C, US Engineer Battalion. He was listed as a teamster by trade, with hazel eyes, brown hair, and fair complexion at 5' 9" tall. He reenlisted on 8 February 1864 at Brandy Station, VA, still a Private.
References & notes
c. 1840; Brighton, IL
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. 431 - 434 [AotW citation 15299]
2 US Army, Registers of Enlistments in the United States Army, 1798-1914, Washington, DC: National Archives, 1956, Vol. 57, pg. 44 [AotW citation 15309]