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Federal (USV)


James S. Armstrong

Home State: Wisconsin

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 6th Wisconsin Infantry

Before Antietam

From Trimbelle, he enlisted in Company B, 6th Wisconsin Infantry on 6 June 1861 as a Private. He was detailed to Battery B, 4th U.S. Artillery on 1 December 1861.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

Discharged on 25 October 1862 for disability.

References & notes

Basic information from the Roster1. His wounding at Antietam from Buell2.


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, pg. 501  [AotW citation 10462]

2   Buell, Augustus, The Cannoneer: Recollections of Service in the Army of the Potomac, Washington: The National Tribune Company, 1890, pg. 42  [AotW citation 10463]