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Federal (USV)


Sylvanus Fessenden

(? - 1905)

Home State: Wisconsin

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 3rd Wisconsin Infantry

Before Antietam

From Shullsburg, he enlisted in Company H, 3rd Wisconsin Infantry on 7 April 1861.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He mustered out with his Company on 18 July 1865.

After the War

He was living in Woodford, WI at the time of the September 1896 Regimental Reunion, which he attended in Darlington, WI.

References & notes

Basic information from Bryant1. His gravesite is on Findagrave.


1905; burial in Oakwood Cemetery, Beloit, 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. 434 - 435  [AotW citation 15832]