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Dodge County Local History Web

 

 

GRAND ARMY OF THE REPUBLIC
CHARLES RAYMOND POST NUMBER 43
MAYVILLE, DODGE COUNTY, WISCONSIN

 

CORPORAL CHARLES RAYMOND ENLISTED IN COMPANY E OF THE THIRD WISCONSIN VOLUNTEER INFANTRY REGIMENT (WILLIAMSTOWN UNION RIFLES)

Charles Raymond,  the son of Ebeneser and Mary Raymond of Mayville, enrolled in Captain G. Hammer's company (at Mayville) as a private on the 22nd day of April 1861. He was mustered into the service of the United States as a private on the 29th day of June 1861 at Fond du Lac, Wisconsin in company "E", 3rd Wisconsin Volunteers to serve three years during the war (Civil War). He was born in the state of Massachusetts, he was 21 years of age, 5 feet 9 inches high, light complexion, blue eyes and brown hair, and by occupation a farmer. Corporal Raymond died in Virginia at the battle of Chancellorsville, Virginia on the 3rd of May 1863 by reason of gunshot wounds. Corporal Raymond's final statement (death notification) makes it known he was last paid by the federal government the 28th day of February 1863.

 

Members of the Charles Raymond Post 43 as of September 2, 1882:

Commander C. R. Henderson, Adjutant John A. Barney, G. J. Ceake, John Wilde, C. Rasson, J. Zimmerman, A. Klunner, Mike Lehner, Matt Huartle, Valantine Schwartz, Wm. Bomgreeber, August Dane, C. Hewett, J. Crapfull, A. Rost, Chas. Griget, L. Lehun, H. J. Synder, J. Aultman, A, Rost, Chas. Griget, P. B. Lamaareux, G. J. Clark, Chas. Russell, Chas. Heckert, H. C. Lawrence, E. Barnett, F. Steer, W. A. Miles, M. K. Lehun, J. H. Tidgman

 

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MAYVILLE G. A. R. PICTURE 1900

Front row, from left:  Mike Lehner, Eugene Barrott, August Kluenner, Leonard Kehrmeyer, Frank Youngbeck
Second row: Gottfried Bonack, Val. Scwartz, John Wild, Lewis Lehner, Math Haertle, Charles Rossow, Charles R. Henderson, William Borngraeber
Third row: Herman Neitzel, Sr., Charles Greget, George Holland, Charles Herker
Top row: Gustav Rost, Charles Marquardt, Adolph Dowie

One member, Dr. G. J. Clark, not present.


The photograph of the Charles Raymond post, historical information, and lists of members have been provided through the generosity of Kevin Dier-Zimmel, a Dodge County historian specializing in the Civil War era.