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53rd Wisconsin Infantry      
Company Unknown
Edward Hanagan Edwards - Unknown   
Source- Ancestry.com copy of regiment records
Contact Name:  Michelle Tinsley
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Date Added:  4/7/2004
Company A
Mike Gillis - Corporal   
Was 32 at time of enlistment.Captured at the Battle of Chickamauga, GA, on Sept. 20, 1863,A POW at Andersonville prison.Returned to Fond du Lac Wi.Lived to be 64.
Contact Name:  C.J. Gravelle
Contact Email:  Click for E-mail
Contact Homepage:  http://members.tripod.com/~wisconsin2/civilwar-wisconsin.html
Date Added:  2/15/2008
Company B
Rufus Pierson Benedict - Private   
Residence: Vinland, Wisconsin Occupation:
Service Record: Enlisted as a Musician on 14 August 1862
Enlisted in Company B, 21st Infantry Regiment Wisconsin on 14 August 1862
Transferred on 09 November 1864
Promoted to Full Principal Musician on 09 November 1864
Mustered out on 08 June 1865 in Washington, DC
Sources: Roster of Wisconsin Volunteers: War of the Rebellion. (WIRoster) Published in 1886
Contact Name:  Janet Eiler
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Date Added:  10/18/2010
Company B
Samuel C. Onson - Private   
Born in Norway/Enlisted at 22 years of age in Sept. of 1862/Captured at Murfreesboro/Wounded in chest at Resaca/Marched at Grand Review/Mustered out in June of 1865.

I am looking for anybody with diaries, letters, or other primary source material that exists from any and all members of the 21st Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry. I look forward to hearing from you.
Contact Name:  Ted Simpson
Contact Email:  Click for E-mail
Date Added:  5/31/2010
Company C
Mathias Ganzer - Corporal   
He enlisted on the 13th of August, 1862 at Oshkosh, Wisconsin. He was a cooper by occupation and a former 4th Sergeant in the Oshkosh Riflemen (Deutsche Militair Compagnie), as well as, a member of the Germania Fire Company No. 2 (Deutsche Feuer Compagnie).

On the 20th of April, 1863, he was transferred to the Convalescent Camp at Murfreeboro, Tennessee suffering from rheumatic fever, and later to Company 'B', 17th Regiment of Veteran Reserve Corps on the 5th of August, 1863. He was mustered-out with a detachment at Indianapolis on the 30th of June, 1865.

Mathias came to Oshkosh with his wife and children in 1854, after leaving their home in Hambuhl, Neustadt an der Aisch, Bayern where he had been married on the 19th of March, 1850.
Contact Name:  Marc Jerome
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Date Added:  7/26/2007
Company C
Henry Morrill - Unknown   
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Contact Name:  Leslee Green
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Date Added:  9/1/2007
Company D
Alfred Abbott - Sergeant   
Enlisted, Aug. 14, 1862, Captured at the Battle of Chickamauga, GA, on Sept. 20, 1863, Died at Andersonville Prison on Aug. 9, 1864. Grave No. 5241
Contact Name:  Ross Abbott
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Date Added:  6/17/2007
Company D
William H. Harding - Private   
He was commanded by Capt. Turner. He died in the Finley Hospital, Washington, DC on or about June 9, 1865.
Contact Name:  Ruth Guimbellot
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Contact Homepage:  www.creativeillusionsphoto.com
Date Added:  9/16/2008
Company D
Charles Herb - Private   
Charles Herb was wounded and captured at Chickamauga on September 20, 1863 along with Col. Hobart and Company D comrades Egbert Scott, Curtis Mitchell, Mead Seaman, Henry Knowles, Samuel Turney, Eleanor Gilbert, Alfred Abbot and Almiran Kling. Separated from the others for a time because of wounds to his leg and face, he was reunited with them again at Andersonville Prison, noting in his pension papers that Scott, Seaman, Abbott, Knowles and Turney died there. Charles spent 17 months and 5 days as a POW.
Contact Name:  Sharon Barnes
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Date Added:  1/12/2010
Company D
John Henry Otto - Captain   
John Henry Otto wrote his memoirs which were published in 2004. Name of book is 'Memoirs of a Dutch Mudsill'. Book is available on Amazon and many other book seller sites. Great day to day history of Co. D
Contact Name:  David Halle
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Date Added:  2/17/2008
Company D
Auguste Pierrelee - Corporal   
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Contact Name:  Paul Gurtler
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Date Added:  5/10/2007
Company D
Mead Hobby Seaman - Sergeant   
Mead Hobby Seaman enlisted on August 11, 1862 at Appleton, Wisconsin. He participated in the battles of Chaplin Hills, Stone River and was captured at the battle of Chickamauga in 1863. He was taken to Libby Prison, later transferred to Danville Prison in Virignia and then transferred to Andersonville in January of 1864 where he died September 2, 1864. He left behind his wife, Mary Viola Brown and his daughter Lottie who was nine months old when he enlisted.
Contact Name:  Lynne Mall
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Date Added:  8/20/2011
Company G
john w billings - Private   
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Contact Name:  lisa brown
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Date Added:  1/22/2019
Company G
Joseph Adrastus Bucknam - Private   
Enlisted as a Private on 10 August 1862.
Deserted on 8 October 1862 at Perryville, KY.
Contact Name:  Eric Stone
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Date Added:  6/15/2010
Company G
Calvin Parsons Day - Private   
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Contact Name:  Alan Day, Jr.
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Date Added:  4/16/2013
Company I
Lewis N Bell - Private   
Lewis N. Bell grew up in Neenah, WI. He signed up for the WI 21st infanty Co. I Aug. 1862. He mustered out at Oshkosh on Sept. 5, 1862. He fought in the battle of Perryville, where he was wounded in the leg. He was involved in several other skirmishes on the way to Resaca, GA. He was killed on the field in the battle at Resaca. His body is burried at Chattanooga National Cemetary.
Contact Name:  Charmaine St Amand
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Date Added:  8/28/2007
Company I
william farrey. - Corporal   
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Contact Name:  Dennis J farrey
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Date Added:  7/15/2013
Company I
william krecklow - Unknown   
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Contact Name:  eleanor {krecklow} mathison
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Contact Homepage:  http://www.
Date Added:  3/31/2010
Company I
William Loyd - Private   
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Contact Name:  Alan R. Wambold
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Date Added:  9/1/2004
Company I
Warren C Prouty - Private   
Not much found on Warren Prouty, glad to find his rank and company letter.
Contact Name:  Shawn Verdine
Contact Email:  Click for E-mail
Date Added:  7/16/2006
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