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Federal (USV)


Asahel Gage

(? - 1862)

Home State: Wisconsin

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 2nd Wisconsin Infantry

Before Antietam

He was living with his sister Achsah in Janesville when he enlisted in Company D, 2nd Wisconsin Infantry on 20 April 1861.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action on South Mountain on 14 September 1862.

References & notes

Basic information from State of Wisconsin1, which lists him as Ashael Gage. His diary, three letters, a photograph of him in uniform, and assorted papers are in the collection of the Wisconsin Veteran's Museum in Madison.


Date not known; Hadley, MA


09/14/1862; South Mountain, MD


1   State of Wisconsin, Adjutant General's Office, and Chandler P. Chapman, Adj. Gen., Roster of Wisconsin Volunteers, War of the Rebellion, 1861-1865, 2 volumes, Madison: Democrat Printing Co., State Printers, 1886, Vol. 1, pp. 357 - 358  [AotW citation 10167]