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Federal (USV)


Henry M. Colby

Home State: Minnesota

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 6th Wisconsin Infantry

Before Antietam

From Taylor's Falls, MN, he enlisted in Company B, 6th Wisconsin Infantry on 25 June 1861. Detached to Battery B, 4th US Artillery on 21 December 1861.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862 at Antietam.

The rest of the War

Discharged for disability on 31 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. 500 - 502  [AotW citation 10296]