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Federal (USV)


Henry Steinmetz

Home State: Wisconsin

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 6th Wisconsin Infantry

Before Antietam

From Milwaukee, he enlisted in Company F, 6th Wisconsin Infantry on 15 May 1861.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was wounded again in action at Gettysburg, PA in July 1863, and on 6 May 1864 (probably in the Wilderness, VA). Discharged for disability on 17 June 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. 519 - 520  [AotW citation 10381]