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1864 January 23: New Recruits Leave From Pierce and Polk Counties

January 25, 2014

One article each from the January 23, 1864, issues of The Prescott Journal and The Polk County Press on new recruits heading off to join companies with local connections in existing Wisconsin regiments.

From The Prescott Journal:

VOLUNTEERS FOR THE TWELFTH REGIMENT.

The following is a list of recruits for the 12th Reg. enlisted by Capt. Maxson [Orrin T. Maxson].  They are as fine a lot of men as Pierce county has ever sent out.

W. G. Hurt H. E. Weston
J. A. Otis G. F. Miles
C. M. Williams S. Huddleston
R. Garland A. Miller
John Tomlinson J. P. Feorge
Jas M. Davis S. G. Hyatt
John Munier J. Severance
Pratt J. Wiley E. Gallager
J. Young l. D. Davis
E. S. Lester Chas F. Miller
L. B. Aldrich Geo W. Ticknor
Jas M. Merriman—27.

The above volunteers all left here last Monday morning. The following are waiting for transportation.

M. D. Kinney Wm. H. Hull
R. A. Weed H. C. A. Gielstan
J. B. Rogers E. S. Sorkness
Charles Fisher T. Halverson
J. A. Mconnel H. S. Widlin
Samuel Tripp Michael Synes
J. Pribble J. Caniff.—14

From The Polk County Press:

VOLUNTEERS GONE.W. J. VINCENT, Deputy Provost Marshal, left this village with two loads of our volunteers on Monday forenoon, bound for La. Crosse. He was accompanied by nineteen men who go into Co. D. 2d Cavalry.  The following is the complete list:

Co. D, 2d WISCONSIN CAVALRY.
A. J. Clark, Osceola,
Geo. S. Clark,       ”
E. C. Treadwell,       ”
Isaac Hale,       ”
Robert N. Kent,       ”
Geo. W. Davis, *       ”
Richard Turnbull, †       ”
Peter Delp, †       ”
S. Frank, Farmington,
Jerome Fish,       ”
E. D. Whitney,       ”
Chas. Mergawm St. Croix Falls,
Orin Weymouth,        ”
Co. F, 1st WISCONSIN [INFANTRY].
Wm. Beede, St. Croix Falls,
P. U. Turgerson,       ”
Tamset, Alden,
30th REGIMENT [WISCONSN INFANTRY].
Willis Scott, Farmington
4th WISCONSIN CAVALRY.
Henry T. French, Osceola.

* Enlisted for the town of Farmington.

† Enlisted for the town of St. Croix Falls.

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