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53rd Wisconsin Infantry      
Company Unknown
Abram Heaton - Unknown   
Brother Henry was in the 12th Michigan Infantry
Contact Name:  Dan Heaton
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Date Added:  8/18/2004
Company A
William James Stewart - Unknown   
WILLIAM J. STEWART, farmer and carpenter, Section 13, Oak Creek Precinct, P. O. Valparaiso. He was born in Scotland, July 4, 1813. His parents emigrated to America when he was two years of age. They moved to Wisconsin in 1840, and settled in Walworth County. He remained until October, 1861, when he enlisted in late war, at Elkhorn, Wis., in Tenth Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry, Company A, and served three years and four months, and in 1866 he moved to Nebraska and located at Ashland, where he engaged to work at the carpenter trade, which he followed until 1880, then moved to the farm where he now lives. He was married in 1863 to Miss Mary E. Edie, while home on furlough from the army. Their family consists of three children. Mrs. Stewart is a member of First Baptist Church at Ashland.
Contact Name:  David Uhrey
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Contact Homepage:  http://www.kancoll.org/books/andreas_ne/saunders/saunders-p7.html#valparaiso
Date Added:  10/16/2006
Company B
Andrew Harmon - Private   
Any other Harmons out there?
Contact Name:  Jim Harmon
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Date Added:  5/20/2004
Company B
Celestin Reible - Private   
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Contact Name:  Doug Sullivan
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Date Added:  1/13/2010
Company C
Gustavus Andrew Bronson - Private   
Gustavus, son of Nils Cornelius Gulbrandsen, was born 20 November 1841 in Christiana, Norway. He enlisted with Company C in Menasha and served three years. He was a musician and entertained the troups with his song and dance. He kept a diary (in my possession) of his time in service, including the Battle of Chickamauga. It is said that the statue dedicated to the Company was carved in his likeness and indeed there is a very strong resemblance to the statue and photographs.
Contact Name:  Christine
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Date Added:  11/25/2006
Company C
Frank Dodge - 2nd Corporal   
Frank Dodge enlisted on September 2, 1861 in the Tenth Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry Regiment at Menasha, Wisconsin for a term of three years. He was officially mustered in with Company C of the Regiment on October 7, 1861. When enlisted, he was thirty years of age, stood 5 feet 10-3/4 inches tall, and had a sandy complexion, gray eyes, and light hair. When mustered in, Frank Dodge entered Company C of the Tenth Wisconsin with the rank of Second Corporal. He held that rank until December 15, 1861, when he resigned the office and was detailed as a Quarter Master's Teamster with the rank of private. By Special Order issued January 8, 1863, Private Dodge was assigned as Division Wagon Master in the First Division's ammunition train. From November 26, 1863 to the end of his enlistment, he was detailed in the Quarter Master's Department at Department Headquarters of the Department of the Cumberland. On November 3, 1864, Frank Dodge and other surviving members of Company C were mustered out at Milwaukee, Wisconsin, the term of enlistment then being up. Upon being mustered out, Private Dodge was paid $13.22 for his clothing account and $100.00 as a bounty.
Contact Name:  Christopher Winton
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Date Added:  10/8/2005
Company C
Richard Alvin France - Private   
Enlisted 15 Sep 1861 at Camp Holton, Milwaukee, WI, USA. Honorably discharged 05 Nov 1864 at Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA.
Contact Name:  Jim Frasier
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Date Added:  10/28/2010
Company D
John Wesley Doughty - Corporal   
My great-great-uncle Doughty, John Wesley, Co D, 10th WI Infantry. He was captured at Chickamauga, GA on September 20, 1863. He was held in Richmond and later transferred to Danville Prison where he died on July 21, 1864. Burial is at Cemetery Danville, VA, Division L, Section B, Grave 57. It has been reported that he was shot in the arm by a guard for looking out of the prison window. He was 21 years old when he died.
Contact Name:  Gordon LaPean
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Date Added:  8/29/2015
Company D
Royal Henry Hawkins - Private   
Royal H. Hawkins is my great-grandfather Wisconsin 10th regiment infantry Company D 1861-1864.
Contact Name:  Rosemarie Ferguson
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Date Added:  12/20/2009
Company E
Gerritt Lanson / Lansing - Private   
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Contact Name:  Patrick Lansing
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Date Added:  4/12/2002
Company E
Gerritt Lanson / Lansing - Private   
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Contact Name:  Patrick Lansing
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Date Added:  4/12/2002
Company E
Henry John Lanson / Lansing - Private   
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Contact Name:  Patrick Lansing
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Date Added:  4/12/2002
Company F
Benaga Bass - Private   
Benaga joined in 61 at age 19. His father joined the 20th WVI in 62 at age 45. Benaga was wounded by a shell fragment in the right shoulder and the battle of Perryville, KY (Chaplin Hills) Oct 62.
Contact Name:  Thomas Bass
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Date Added:  8/10/2008
Company F
Alonzo Bridgeman Coates - Private   
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Contact Name:  Mark D. Peters
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Date Added:  9/17/2007
Company H
Joseph McGinnis - Private   
He was a member of GAR Post #42 Tomah Wisconsin being #45. His Civil War service was in Company H 10th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry. He was wounded in the right leg at Stones River TN 31 Dec 1862. He was captured at Chickamauga 20 Sep 1863 and suffered from chronic gastritus and scurvy.
Contact Name:  Gordon L. Drollinger
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Date Added:  8/6/2009
Company I
Colimus Fish - Corporal   
Colimus was mustered in with the 10th W.V.I. at Platteville, Wisconsin on the 12th of September of 1861. After the Battle of Murfreesboro, Tennessee he was promoted to Coporal. Colimus was captured at the Battle of Chickamauga (Chickamauga Creek, Georgia) on the evening of 20 September 1863, along with 144 others of his regiment during the 19-20 September battle, and remained a prisoner of war until his parole in February 1865. He was interned in five Confederate prisons, including the infamous Camp Sumter at Andersonville, Georgia. During his imprisonment, he made two escapes (one from Danville prison in Virginia and the other from Camp Lawton at Millen, Georgia) in order to return to Union lines and freedom. However, he was recaptured both times after about four weeks of fleeing on these seperate occasions. He enlisted at the age of 19 a healthy, robust man, and returned from the war broken in body... never more to be able to do a full days work until the day he died in 1900 in Shellsburg, Iowa.
Contact Name:  Robert Mohs
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Date Added:  8/22/2004
Company K
Charles Harrison Hatch - Private   
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Contact Name:  Jeri Herbert
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Date Added:  7/26/2011
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