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Federal (USV)


Henry Rensimer

(? - 1864)

Home State: Wisconsin

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 2nd Wisconsin Infantry

Before Antietam

From Pardeeville, he enlisted in Company G, 2nd Wisconsin Infantry on 29 May 1861.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was captured in action at Gettysburg, PA and died while a prisoner at Andersonville, GA on 20 July 1864.

References & notes

Basic information from Quiner1. Service details from the Roster2.


07/20/1864; Andersonville, GA


1   Quiner, Edwin Bentley, The Military History of Wisconsin, Chicago: Clarke & Company, Publishers, 1866, pg. 454  [AotW citation 10243]

2   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, pg. 366  [AotW citation 10246]