CIVIL WAR VETERANS
Fond du Lac County, Wisconsin

 


The History of Fond du Lac County, Wisconsin, published in Chicago by theWestern Historical Company in 1880, listed the names of the men credited to each of the county's townships for their military service during the Civil War. The following names were either omitted from the history or were otherwise listed in error.

ERRATA

Ashford/Wayne/Kewaskum

STATE RECORDS OR OTHER ATTRIBUTION 1880 HISTORY
Spreiter, Christian
7 Nov 61 - 6 Jan 1863
2nd Wis Inf, Co K.
Kewaskum/Ashford, Enlisted Ashford
Discharged with disability
(courtesy Madrice Spreiter Wolbert 8/29/99)

NA
(See Spreiter History)

Auburn Township

STATE RECORDS OR OTHER ATTRIBUTION 1880 HISTORY
Wheeler, Jason M.
17 Feb 64 - 17 July 64
12th Wis Inf, Co. D.
(courtesy Sharril Wheeler 3/12/99)

Omitted

Fond du Lac, Fourth Ward

STATE RECORDS OR OTHER ATTRIBUTION 1880 HISTORY
Giffey, Herman A.
Oct 64 - 14 July 65
17th Wis Inf
Wounded, Kinston, NC; POW Libby Prison, Richmond
Enlisted Richfield Township, Washington Co.
Mustered out at Louisville, Kentucky
(courtesy Neil Giffey, 3/18/99)

Omitted

Lamartine Township

STATE RECORDS OR OTHER ATTRIBUTION 1880 HISTORY
Wilde, Patrick Pvt.
13 Feb 65 - 17 Jul 65
45th Wis Inf, Co. D
Mustered out in Nashville, TN
(courtesy Audrey Ulm, 1/28/99)

Omitted

Metomen Township

STATE RECORDS OR OTHER ATTRIBUTION 1880 HISTORY
Benjamin, Cyrus
20 Aug 62 - 5 Aug 65
30th Wis Inf, Co. G
From Brandon, enlisted Metomen
Farmer, age 32

Omitted

Brewer, James H.
20 Mar 62 - 13 Feb 63
3rd Wis Cav, Co. C
From Fairwater, enlisted Fairwater
Carpenter, age 39, died disease
Listed as James Bremer
Collins, Calvin
19 May 64 - 16 Sept 64
40th Wis Ind, Co. E
From Fairwater, enlisted Metomen
Listed as H. M. Collins
3rd Wis Inf, Co. D
Culbertson, William
24 Aug 64 - 19 June 65
3rd Wis Cav, Co. K
From Brandon, enlisted Metomen
Omitted
Dumbleton, Horace
1 Sept 64 - 12 June 65
32nd Wis Inf, Co. A
From Fairwater, enlisted Metomen
Laborer, age 41
Omitted
Eggleston, Eugene
24 May 64 - 16 Sept 64
40th Wis Inf, Co. E
From Fairwater, enlisted Metomen
Omitted
Pangburn, Henry
1 Sept 64 - 5 Apr 65
2nd Wis Cav, Co, A
From Fairwater, enlisted Metomen
Blacksmith, age 41, died at home from disease
Omitted
Pasco, Eddy K.
30 July 62 - 12 June 65
32nd Wis Inf, Co. B
From Metomen, enlisted Metomen
Listed as Eddy Parks
Phillips, Charles
26 Jan 65 - 25 Aug 65
27 Wis Inf, Co. F
From Metomen, enlisted Metomen
Millwright, age 37
Omitted
Shannon, Russell B.
26 Aug 64 - 9 June 65
3rd Wis Inf, Co. G
From Metomen, enlisted Metomen
Omitted
Skewes, Edwin Major
1 May 61 - 15 Nov 65
1st Wis Inf, Co. C
From Fairwater, enlisted Fairwater
Omitted
Smith, Frederick
21st Wis Inf, Co. H
Regiment unknown
Smith, William
6th Wis Inf, Co. E
Regiment unknown
Thompson, James E.
14 Feb 65 - 17 May 65
50th Wis Inf, Co. D
From Brandon, enlisted Metomen
Omitted
West, William C.
15 Aug 61 - 1 Sept 64
1st Wis Cav, Co. C
From Fairwater, enlistment unknown
Shoemaker, age 26
Omitted
Yorty, Jacob C.
24 Aug 64 - 19 June 65
3rd Wis Cav, Co. K
From Brandon, enlisted Metomen
Omitted

 

 

 

Last updated 8/29/1999 This site represents an ongoing effort to collect information related to the history of Fond du Lac County. If you have information to share, please contact Bob Schuster by email at rmschust@facstaff.wisc.edu or at 6020 Kristi Circle, Monona, Wisconsin 53716 (608) 221-1421.