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Federal (USV)


George N. Fawcett

Home State: Wisconsin

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 3rd Wisconsin Infantry

Before Antietam

From Hazel Green, he enlisted in Company I, 3rd Wisconsin Infantry on 26 May 1861. He was promoted Corporal, Sergeant, and First 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 again wounded, in action at Beverly Ford (Brandy Station), VA in June 1863. He was commissioned 2nd Lieutenant 2 June 1865, and mustered out with his Company on 18 July 1865.

References & notes

Basic information from Bryant1.


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. 437 - 440  [AotW citation 15844]