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53rd Wisconsin Infantry      
Company A
George W. Gore - Private   
My 47th Wisc.Vol Inf. site
Contact Name:  Pete Bennett
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Contact Homepage:  http://petebennettspage.tripod.com/
Date Added:  7/28/2009
Company A
Jonathan W. Gore - Private   
My 47th Wisc. Vol Inf. site
Jonathan Gore is my great Uncle.
Contact Name:  Pete Bennett
Contact Email:  Click for E-mail
Contact Homepage:  http://petebennettspage.tripod.com/
Date Added:  7/28/2009
Company C
Allison R Miller - Corporal   
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Contact Name:  Sara Miller
Contact Email:  Click for E-mail
Date Added:  11/10/2004
Company D
Fredrick Drumm - Private   
1890 Veterans Schedules
about Fred Drumm
Veteran's Name: Fred Drumm
Home in 1890 (Township, County, State): Manitowoc, Manitowoc, Wisconsin
Year enlisted: 1865
Year discharged: 1866
Rank: Private
Company: D
Regiment or vessel: 48 Wisconsin Inf
Length of service: 1 yr 1 mo 9 feb 1865-19 Feb 1866
Regiment: 48th Infantry Regiment Wisconsin
Date of Organization: 1 Feb 1865
Muster Date: 1 Mar 1866
Regiment State: Wisconsin
This regiment was organized at Camp Washburn, Milwaukee, in
Feb. and March, 1865. Eight companies left the state March 22
and reported at Benton barracks, St. Louis, Mo. where they
were ordered to Paola, Kan. Co. C was ordered to Lawrence, Co.
H to Olathe, F and G were retained at Paola, and A, B. D and E
were sent to Fort Scott.

Cos. I and K left Wisconsin March ,8 and arrived at Fort Scott
April 28. Col. Pearsall was placed in command at Fort Scott
early in May, and Maj. Butt was placed in command of all the
troops in Miami and Johnson counties, with headquarters at
Paola.

The regiment was employed by detachments in getting out timber
for fortifications, protecting the country from guerrillas,
constructing bridges, erecting new buildings, etc. On July 19
Col. Pearsall was assigned to the command of all the troops in
and west of Neosho Valley' Kan., with headquarters at
Humboldt, Lieut.-Col.

Shears succeeding to the command of Fort Scott. Capt. C. W.
Felker succeeded to the command of the regiment, and on Aug.
10 the 48th was ordered to Lawrence. It left that place Sept.
6, for Fort Zarah, Kan., where Cos. E and G were stationed,
and the remainder of the regiment moved to Fort Larned.

On Oct. 1, the regiment was divided into detachments and sent
to various posts for the purpose of guarding mail and
government trains against the Indians. Cos. A H. E and G were
mustered out at Leavenworth Dec. 30, 1865, Cos. B. D, F and I,
on Feb. 19, 1866, and Cos. C and K on March 24.

The original strength of the regiment was 828. Gain by
recruits, 4; total, 832. Loss by death, 9; desertion, 67;
discharge, 36; mustered out, 720.

Source: The Union Army, vol. 4, p. 71

Battles Fought
Fought on 20 Apr 1865 at Mound City, K
Fritz Drum - Manitowoc's - Der Nord Westen - Dec. 25, 1890
This obit was donated

Fritz Drum, father-in-law of our assistant postmaster Frank Stirn, was killed in an accident Fri. night at Maple Grove. He was returning home from Reedsville, but after crossing the railroad tracks, the express train roared by, alarming his horse that ran away. He was thrown from the wagon and died soon after. He was 65, a widower, and leaves 6 children of whom 2 are married, a son and a daughter. His funeral was Mon. in Brillion conducted by the G.A.R.

DRUM: Friedrich (also Drumm/Drumm on ch. mar. record)
m: 7 May 1858 from records of St. John's Ev. Luth. ch., Newtonburg
to: Anna (nee) Stern (also Ana)
children:
Anna Elisabetha (b. 4/4/1860/bapt. 4/29/1860 from records of
St. John's Ev. Luth. ch., Newtonburg)
Friedrich Franz Drumm (b. 12/26/1860/bapt. 12/26/1860 from records of
St. John's Ev. Luth. ch., Newtonburg)
Friedrich Franz Drumm (b. 12/28/1862/bapt. 12/26/1862 from records of
St. John's Ev. Luth. ch., Newtonburg)
Johann Jakob Drumm (b. 8/22/1873/bapt. 10/05/1873/mother Ana/from records
of St. John's Ev. Luth. ch., Newtonburg)
Georg Drumm (b. 9/13/1877/bapt. 9/14/1877/father Friedrich Drumm/from
records of St. John's Ev. Luth. ch., Newtonburg)
NOTE: Listed as Friedrich Tromm on co. mar. index v.2 p.6/m. 16 May 1958/
also see Friedrich Drumm in this list.

DRUMM: Friedrich
m: Anna (nee) Stirn
Contact Name:  John Seites
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Date Added:  9/10/2007
Company E
Joseph W Reyman - Private   
Mustered in Jan. 28, 1865
Mustered out Sept. 4, 1865
Contact Name:  Steve Snyder
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Date Added:  6/13/2011
Company G
Francis Monroe Cheever - Private   
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Contact Name:  Daniel Cheever
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Date Added:  11/15/2016
Company G
Thomas McKnight - Private   
Thomas joined the Infantry late. February 6, 1865 and served on guard duty until the troup was disband on September 4, 1865. Thomas married Katie O'Kane.
Contact Name:  Lon
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Contact Homepage:  titleman@chorus.net
Date Added:  11/10/2005
Company I
James M Fowler - Private   
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Contact Name:  James Stone
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Date Added:  1/31/2015
Company K
Densmore W. Huntington - Private   
American Civil War Soldiers

Name: Dennis W. Huntington (Name should be Densmore W. Huntington)
Residence: Platteville, Wisconsin
Enlistment Date: 03 February 1865
Distinguished Service: DISTINGUISHED SERVICE
Side Served: Union
State Served: Wisconsin
Unit Numbers: 3101 3101
Service Record: Enlisted as a Private on 03 February 1865
Enlisted in Company K, 47th Infantry Regiment Wisconsin on 03 February 1865.
Mustered out Company K, 47th Infantry Regiment Wisconsin on 04 September 1865 in Nashville, TN
Contact Name:  Janet Eiler
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Date Added:  10/18/2010
Company K
Edward Metcalf - Corporal   
born 1833 in Yorkshire England, died April 10 1882, Glen Haven, Grant County, Wisconsin.
Contact Name:  Karyl Sumner Bainbridge
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Date Added:  7/15/2009
Company K
Jabez Thomas - Musician   
My great great Uncle Jabez was in the 47th Infantry Company K. I am looking for a photo of this infantry so if anyone can share one with me I would appreciate it.
Contact Name:  Diane Genthe
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Date Added:  12/8/2007
Company K
John Jr.. Wagner - Private   
This John Wagner is my Great,Great Grandfather. After war he was given a land grand and settled in Creston Nebraska.
Contact Name:  Betty Mayo
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Contact Homepage:  Wagner
Date Added:  2/10/2008
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