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Federal (USV)


B. Franklin Knowlton

Home State: Wisconsin

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 2nd Wisconsin Infantry

Before Antietam

From Mineral Point, he enlisted in Company I, 2nd Wisconsin Infantry on 22 April 1861.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

Wounded also at Fredericksburg, VA on 13 December 1862. Discharged for wounds on 28 March 1863.

References & notes

Basic information from State of Wisconsin1.


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. 371 - 376  [AotW citation 10218]