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Federal (USV)


Joseph W. M. Shaw

Home State: Wisconsin

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 6th Wisconsin Infantry

Before Antietam

From Durand, he enlisted in Company B, 6th Wisconsin Infantry on 16 July 1861.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was discharged on 5 December 1862 on disability, but re-enlisted in the Company on 2 January 1864. Transferred to the Veteran Reserve Corps on 23 February 1865.

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. 502 - 504  [AotW citation 10312]