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Federal (USV)


Lanson D. Finton

(? - 1864)

Home State: Wisconsin

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 6th Wisconsin Infantry

Before Antietam

From Merrimac, he enlisted in Company A, 6th Wisconsin Infantry on 11 May 1861.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was killed in action at Cold Harbor, VA on 2 June 1864.

References & notes

Basic information from State of Wisconsin1.


06/02/1864; Cold Harbor, VA


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. 497 - 498  [AotW citation 10271]