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Federal (USV)


Waldo Alanson Stearns

(1842 - ?)

Home State: Wisconsin

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 2nd Wisconsin Infantry

Before Antietam

From Evansville, he enlisted in Company H, 2nd Wisconsin Infantry on 24 April 1861. Promoted to Corporal and Sergeant.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

Discharged for disability on 21 January 1863.

References & notes

Basic information from State of Wisconsin1. Further details ftrom family genealogists.


02/02/1842; Commington, MA


Date not known; in MO


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. 366 - 369  [AotW citation 10208]