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Federal (USV)


August Scherlitz

(1844 - ?)

Home State: Wisconsin

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 6th Wisconsin Infantry

Before Antietam

From Alma, he enlisted in Company H, 6th Wisconsin Infantry on 10 May 1861. Promoted to Corporal.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

Wounded again at Laurel Hill, VA, and transferred to Company F on 27 November 1864.

References & notes

Basic information from State of Wisconsin1.




Date not known


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 10418]