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Federal (USV)


Samuel Birdsall

Home State: Wisconsin

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 6th Wisconsin Infantry

Before Antietam

From Milwaukee, he enlisted in Company H, 6th Wisconsin Infantry on 15 July 1861. He was promoted to 2nd Lieutenant, Company D on 23 October 1861 and to First Lieutenant on 16 July 1862.

On the Campaign

He was appointed Captain on 13 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He resigned on 12 June 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. 508 - 509, 525  [AotW citation 10327]