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Federal (USV)


Arthur C. Ellis

Home State: Wisconsin

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 6th Wisconsin Infantry

Before Antietam

From Aurora, IL, he enlisted in Company B, 6th Wisconsin Infantry on 10 May 1861. Promoted to Sergeant and First Sergeant, then Sergeant Major of the Regiment on 31 October 1861. Appointed 2nd Lieutenant of Company B on 16 January 1862, and First Lieutenant on 28 July 1862.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

Transferred to the Veteran Reserve Corps as a 2nd Lieutenant on 1 August 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. 500 - 502  [AotW citation 10291]