Enlisted on 9/5/1861 as a Private. On 9/5/1861 he mustered into "K" Co. He was discharged for promotion on 5/28/1864.
On 5/28/1864 he transferred into MS 1st Cavalry. (date and method of discharge not given). Sources used by Historical Data Systems, Inc. Roster of Wisconsin Volunteers: War of the Rebellion.(c) Historical Data Systems, Inc. This regiment, known as the "Eagle Regiment" was organized.
4, 1861, with a numerical strength of 973. 13 and left the state Oct. It took part in the actions at Greenville, Island No. Farmington, Corinth, Iuka, Henderson's Hill, Pleasant Hill. Cloutierville, Bayou Lamourie Atchafalaya River, Lake Chicot.Jackson, Haynes' Bluff, Vicksburg Richmond, La. The general commanding at Farmington, in general orders, said. The Badger State may feel proud to have the honor of being. Represented by so gallant a regiment as the 8th Wisconsin.
Sherman highly complimented the regiment for doing its. Whole duty in the camp, on the march and in battle, for. Pecular courage and gallantry at Jackson and throughout the. Siege of Vicksburg, and for other services.The original strength of 973 was augmented to a total. Losses by death 255, missing 3.
Desertion 60, transfer 41, discharge 320. 5, 1865, with 964 men. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\Civil War (1861-65)\Original Period Items\Photographs".
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