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Federal (USV)


Henry Ecke

Home State: Wisconsin

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 6th Wisconsin Infantry

Before Antietam

From Fountain City, he enlisted in Company H, 6th Wisconsin Infantry on 10 May 1861.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

Transferred to the Veteran Reserve Corps 15 February 1864. Discharged 18 July 1864 for wounds (?).

After the War

He was living in Elroy, WI in June 1905 according to a census of veterans made by the Secretary of State of Wisconsin.

References & notes

Basic information from State of Wisconsin1.


Date not known; burial in Fountain City Cemetery, Fountain City, WI


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. 525 - 528  [AotW citation 10410]