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Maurice M. Samuel (d. 1884)

Maurice M. Samuel of Saint Croix Falls (Polk County), enlisted on May 28, 1861, and received his commission as captain of Company F, 1st Wisconsin Infantry (3 years) on June 29, 1861.  He mustered out on October 13, 1864.

At the time that he enlisted, Samuel was engaged in the Indian trade at Saint Croix Falls.  He had resided for about twenty years among the Chippewas (Ojibwa) and spoke their language fluently.

Maurice M. Samuel died in 1884.

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