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Civil War Veterans of Polk Co. WI

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BENNETT,  Abraham C.  PVT, Co. I. 1st Heavy Art'l Minn. born ?, died Dec. 9, 1909,
Location of grave: Clear Lake Cemetery, Clear Lake, Polk Co., WI, Lot 4 block 16
Service: mustered in 2/15/1865, Mustered out: 9/27/1865 Next of Kin:  Mrs. Albert Reed (daughter) Clear Lake, WI

CHURCH,  Daniel A. PVT  born 1845 died 12 Dec 1913; location of grave Clear Lake Cemetery, Polk, WI, lot 1 block 87 age 68 years old. Mustered in 15 Aug 1862 age 17, mustered out 23 Aug 1865 age 20. Next of kin: Mrs. Daniel Church, (widow) Clear Lake, WI ,       Regiment was organized at Milwaukee, Wi  14 Oct 1862, three year service and disbanded 23 Aug 1865 as Co B 28th Wis Inf.  The regimental commanders were Col. James M. Lewis and Lt. Col Edmund B. Gray.
ENGAGEMENTS:

FORT PEMBERTON, MISS. 3/13 TO 4/5 1863
Union Army District of eastern Arkansas Maj. Gen B. M. Prentiss; 13 division ( 19th Army Corps) Brig. Gen Fredrick Salomon; 1st brigade Col. William E. McLean;  43 Ind, 35th Mo., 28th WI regimental commander Lt. Col. Edmund Gray

HELENA, ARK. 7/4/1863 total army loss 9 killed 28 wounded 5 missing
Union Army Maj. Gen Frederick Steele;  3rd division Brig. Gen Samuel A. Rice; 2nd brigade Col. Thomas H Benton Jr.; 29th Iowa, 33rd Iowa, 28th Wis. regimental commander Maj. Calvert C. White.

LITTLE ROCK CAMPAIGN, ARK, 8/13 TO 9/10 1863 total army loss 18 killed 118 wounded, 1 missing
MOUNT ELBA, ARK,  3/30/1864

SPANISH FORT & FORT BLAKELY, AL  3/27 TO 4/9/1865

SERVICE: 3 YEARS 8 DAYS

REGIMENTAL LOSSES;  13 killed in action, 226 died of disease, 10 of accidents

DEAN,  James William  SGT.  born 1838 died 29 Sept 1912,  Clear Lake Cemetery,
Clear Lake, WI  lot 5 block 91,  mustered in 7 Aug 1862 - mustered out 14 August 1865.
Unit: Co. A 30th WI inf., the regiment mustered in at Madison, WI on 21 Oct 1862 for three years, disbanded 20 Sept 1865 Commanders: Col. Daniel J Dill, Lt. Col. Edward M. Bartlett and Major John Glowney, the unit was stationed to the Dakota Territory, Fort Union
Losses: 2 killed of wounds, 68 killed by disease, 3 killed by accident. Next of kin: Mrs H. W. Davis, Clear Lake, WI (daughter)

GOODRICH,   George SGT: born ?, died 3/8/1891. location of the grave Clear Lake Cemetery, Clear Lake, Polk Co., WI  lot 3 block 37. Next of Kin: David Halliday,(nephew) Clear Lake, WI  Mustered in: 2/27/1865, Mustered out: 6/14/1866.  Regiment Co. G. 50th WI inf. The unit was organized from 3/6 to 4/181865 to serve one year.  Disbanded by company form 4/19 to 6/14/1866.  Regimental commander was Co. John G. Clark.  SERVICE: 1 year 3mo 15 days

GOODWIN,   Myron PVT:   born 1837 died 1920 age 83.  location of grave Clear Lake Cemetery, Clear Lake, WI, lot 2 block 95 section 19, mustered in 10 Oct 1864 age 27, Co I 1st Wis H. A. Company mustered in at Madison, WI from 13 Aug 1864 - 8 Nov 1864 to serve for a period of one year.  Company disbanded  26 June 1865.  Regimental commander Col. Charles C. Messervey. Origianl strength of the regiment was 1777 plus 386 gained thru recruits for a total of 2163 men.  TOTAL LOSSES 4 killed or died of wounds, 74 of disease, 9 by accident.

HOFFMAN,  Joseph PVT  Co. B. 6th Heavy Artilery Ind. PA, location of grave Clear Lake Cemetery, Clear Lake, Polk Co. WI:  Section 19

INGALLS,  William R. SGT,  born 1839 died 17 Oct 1921 interred: Clear Lake Cemetery, Clear Lake, WI Lot 1 block 89, mustered in 1 Aug 1861 discharged 20 July 1865,
Co. B 7th Wis Inf. Regiment was organized in Madison, WI  regiment desbanded 3 July 1865
Next of kin: Mrs. Nettie Van Patten (daughter)

Engagements:
Union Army, Maj, Gen. George McClellen; 1st div Gen Irwin McDowell; 4th brigade Brig. Gen. Rufus King; 19th In., 2nd Wis, 6th Wis 7th Wis, regimental commander Col. Joseph Van Dor.

WINTER 1861-3/1862; IN CAMP AROUND WASHINGTON D.C.

1ST Army Corps. detached from McClellen's Army to protect Washington D.C. 17 Mar 1862.
Brig. Gen Irwin McDowell 1st division, Brig. Gen. Rufus King 4th brigade, Brig. Gen. John
Gibbon; 19th Ind. 2nd Wis. 6th Wis. Col. Joseph Van Dor

OCCUPATION OF FREDERICKSBURG, VA  8 Mar 1862,

Army of Virginia, Major Gen. John Pope; 1st corps Brig. Gen. Irwin McDowell; 1st division Brig. Gen Rufus King, Brig. Gen. John P Hatch (wounded), Brig. Gen. Abner doubleday;  4th brigade, Brig. Gen John Gibbon; 19th Ind., 2nd Wis. 6th Wis, 7th Wis. regimental commander Col. William W. Roberson (wounded), Lt. Col. Charles A Hamilton (wounded), Lt. Col. Luciuus Fairchild.

BEAVER DAM STATION, VA,   Aug. 5 - 7 1862
RAPPAHANNOCK STATION, VA,  Aug 20 - 23 1862
SULPHUR SPRINGS, VA,  Aug 26 1862
GAINSVILLE, VA,  Aug 28 1862
2ND BULL RUN, VA, Aug 29 -30 1862   148 killed  626 wounded  120 missing
RESTED AROUND WHITE HOUSE Sept 1 - 3 1862

Army of the Potomac, Maj. Gen. George McClellen; 1st corps, Maj. Gen. Joseph Hooker (wounded at Antietum) Brig. Gen. George G. Meade; 1st div. Brig. Gen Rufus King (wounded at Antietum) Brig. Gen. John Hatch (wounded), Brig. Gen Abner Doubleday; 4th brigade, Brig. Gen. John Gibbon; 19th Ind, 2nd Wis., 6th Wis., 7th Wis., regimental commander Capt. John B. Callis

SOUTH MOUNTAIN, MD  Sept 14 1862   37 killed  251 wounded  30 missing, received the name "IRON BRIGADE'' while advancing in the South Mountains
ANTIETUM, MD Sept 17 1862,(farmer Miller's cornfield) 68 killed 275 wounded 6 missing

Army of the Potomac, Maj. Gen. ambrose E. Burnside; Left Grand Div. Maj. Gen William B. Franklin; 1st Corps Maj. Gen. John Reynolds, 1st div. Brig. Gen. Abner Doubleday; 4th brigade, Brig. Gen. Solomon Meredith, 19th Ind, 2nd Wis. 6th Wis. 7th Wis regimental commander Col. Willam W. Robinson

FREDRICKSBURG, VA  Dec 13, 1862 ,  9 killed 40 wounded 16 missing
WINTER  1862 -1863 rested at Belle Plain, VA in mid February conducted a forging raid in Virginia.

Army of the Potomac, Maj. Gen. Joseph Hooker; 1st corps Maj. Gen. John F. Reynolds; 1st div., Brig. Gen. James S. Wadsworth, 4th brigade, Brig. Gen. Soloman Meredith; 19th Ind., 2nd Wis, 6th Wis, 7th Wis, regimental commander Col. William W. Robinson.

FITZHUGH'S CROSSING, VA  April 29 - 30 1863
CHANCELLORVILLE, VA  May 2 - 4 1863 , brigade loss 11 killed 46 wounded 3 missing. Brigade covered the retreat of the army back over the Rapaden
BRANDY STATION, VA  June 9, 1863

Army of the Potomac Maj. Gen George G. Meade; Left wing Maj. Gen. John F. Reynolds (killed) Maj. Abner Doubleday, 1st Corps Maj. Gen Abner Doubleday, Maj. Gen. John Newton, 1st Div. Brig. Gen. James Wadsworth 1st brigade, Brig. Gen. Solomon Meredith; 19th In. 2ns Wis. 6th Wis. 7th Wis regimental commander Col. William W. Robinson, Maj. Mark Finnicum

GETTYSBURG, PA July 1 - 3 1863 brigade loss 162 killed 724 wounded 267 missing.Total 1212 of the total of 1883 at the start of the first day. The 2nd  and 3rd days were holding Culp's Hill.
HAYMARKET, VA  Oct 19, 1863
MINE RUN, VA  Nov 26, 1863 - Dec 2, 1863

Union Army, Lt. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant; Army of the Potomac, Maj. Gen. George G. Meade, 5th Corps Maj. Gen. Gouverneur. K. Warren; 4th div. Brig. Gen. James S. Wadsworth (killed at the Wilderness) Brig. Gen. Lysander Cutler; 1st Brigade Brig. Gen Lysander Cutler; 7th Ind. 24th Mich. 1st NY., 6th Wis. 7th Wis. regimental commander Col. Mark Finnicum.

GRANT'S REVIEW OF THE ARMY April 1864
WILDERNESS, VA May 2 - 7 1864 The only regiment to hold the first line of Confederate breastworks.
LAUREL HILL & SPOTTSYLVANIA, VA May 8 - 20, 1864
NORTH ANNA & JERICO FORD, VA  May 23 - 26, 1864
TOLOPOTOMOY, VA May 28 - 30 1864
BETHESDA CHURCH, VA May 30 - June 1 1864
COLD HARBOR,VA June 1 -6 1864 Entranched near Bethesda Church
7th WISCONSIN LOSSES May 2 -6 1864   93 Killed 184 wounded

Union Army, Lt. Gen Ulysses S. Grant, Army of the Potomac, Maj. Gen. George G. Meade; 5th Corps, Maj. Gen. Gouverneur Warren; 3rd division, Brig. Gen Samuel W. Crawford; 1 brigade, Brig. Gen. Edward S. Bragg (on leave) Col. Henry Horrow; 2nd Wis. (served as provost guard for the brigade Nov 30, 1864 combined with the 6th Wis) 7th Wis regimental commander Lt. Col. Hollon Richardson, 24th Mich, 143rd PA, 149th PA, 150th PA.

ASSAULT ON PETERSBURG, VA June 18, 1864
MINE EXPLOSION, VA June 30, 1864
WELDON RAILROAD, VA Aug 19 - 20, 1864
HATCHER'S RUN, VA Aug 19 - 20 1864
WELDON RAILROAD EXPEDITION, VA Dec 7 - 11, 1864

Union Army Gen. Ulysses S. Grant; Army of the Potomac, Maj Gen George G. Meade; 5th Corps, Maj. Gen. Gouverneur K. Warren (dismissed my Maj. Gen. Phil Seriden Mar 30, 1865) Brig. Gen Charles Griffin; 3rd division, Brig. Gen. Samuel Crawford; 1st brigade, (?); 91st NY, 6th Wis. 7th Wis, regimental commander Lt. Col. Hollon Richardson

HATCHER'S RUN, VA  Feb 6 - 7, 1865
GRAVELLY RUN, VA  Mar 31, 1865
FIVE FORKS, VA  Apr 1, 1865
BURKEVILLE ROAD, VA Apr 2, 1865
APPOMATTOX COURT HOUSE, VA  Apr 9, 1865

REGIMENT MUSTERED OUT  July 2, 1865 Madison, WI
REGIMENTAL LOSSES FOR THE WAR;  179 killed in action, 99 died of wounds, 130 died of disease
DISCHARGED :July 20, 1865
SERVICE: 3 years, 11months, 19 days
Next of kin: Mrs. Nettie Van Patten (daughter)

MERRILL,  Alexander 1st SGT,  Co. F. 2nd Cav. Minn.  born ?  died 2/23/1883 Mustered in: 12/2/1863, Mustered out. 12/2/1865 location of grave Clear Lake Cemetery, Clear Lake, Polk Co., WI  Lot 3 Block 41

PRATT,  Albert PVT, born ? died 1895, Grave located at Clear Lake Cemetery, Clear Lake, Polk Co. WI, lot 3 block 41. Next of Kin: Mrs. Rogers (daughter) Clear Lake, WI,
mustered in: 9/11/1862  Co L 4th N. Y. H. A. ,mustered out 6/3/1865,
ENGAGEMENTS:
Union army Lt. Gen Ulysses S. Grant, Army of the Potomac, Maj. Gen George G. Meade; 2nd Army Corps, maj. Gen andrew A Humphreys; 1st division, Brig Gen. Nelson A miles; 4th brigade, Col. william Glenny, 64th NY, 66th NY Heavy Art'l regimental commander Maj. Frank Williams, 53rd Pa, 116th PA, 145th PA 148th PA

PETERSBURG, VA  6/30/1864 - 4/1-1865
APPOMATTOX C.H., VA 4/9/1865
GRAND REVIEW, WASHINGTON D.C.
SERVICE 2 YEARS 8 MONTHS, 21 DAYS

SMITH,  John S. CPL,  born? died? grave located Clear Lake Cemetery, Clear Lake, WI
Lot 1 block 24 section 19  Mustered in ?, Mustered out ?, Co. B. 123rd Ohio Inf,
next of kin: Lee Smith (son) Spooner, WI

Union Army Lt Gen Ulysses s. Grant; Army of the James, Maj. Gen Benjamin F. Butler; 24th Army corps, Maj. Gen. E.O. C. Ord (on leave) Brig. Gen. Alfred H. Terry; Army of West Virginia 1st division Col. Thomas M. haris ; 1st brigade, Lt. Col. Thomas Wiles; 34th Mass,
116th Ohio, 123rd Ohio regimental commander Maj. Horace Kellogg.

PETERSBURG RICHMOND COMPAIGN;  6/30 - 12/31/ 1864

Union Army Lt. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant; Army of the Shenandoah, Maj. Gen. Philip H. Sheridan; Army of West Virginia, Brig. Gen. George Cook; 1st division, col. Joseph Thoburn (killed) Col. Thomas M. Harris; 1st brigade Lt. Col. Thomas wilder; 34th Mass. 5th N.Y. H.A., 116th Ohio, 123rd Ohio regimental commander Maj. Horace Kellogg

CEDER CREEK, VA  10/19/1864  brigade losses 1 killed 36 wounded 371 missing

Union Army, Lt Gen Ulysses S. Grant; Army of the Potomac, Maj. Gen. George G. Meade; 24th Corps, Maj. Gen John Gibbon; independent division Brig. gen John W. Turner; 1st brigade Lt. Col. Andrew Pottor ; 34th Mass,  116th Ohio, 123rd Ohio regimental commander Lt. Col. Horace Kellogg.

APPOMATTOX CAMPAIGN  3/25-4/9/1865  24th Corps losses 119 killed, 807 wounded, 20 missing
 

THOMAS,  Joseph PVT   died 1928,  Clear Lake Cemetery, Clear Lake, WI               Lot 1 Block 93 Section 19
Co. A 146th Ill Reg't.

WARREN,  John L.  born ? died Feb. 21, 1898, age 66 ,unassigned 93 N.Y. Reg't
location of grave Clear Lake Cemetery, Clear Lake, Polk Co., WI  lot W 1/2 - 3 Blk 3, Sec 19