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Soldiers Killed in Action or Died from Wounds

Following is a list of men from northwest Wisconsin who were either killed in action or died from wounds received in action.

REMEMBERED AND MOURNED.—For every man who falls in battle some one mourns.—For every man who dies in hospital wards, and of whom no note is made, some one mourns.  For the humblest soldier shot on picket, and of whose humble exit from the stage of life little is thought, some one mourns.  Nor this alone.  For every soldier disabled ;  for every one who loses an arm or leg, or who is wounded or languishes in protracted suffering ;  for every one who has “only camp fever,” some heart bleeds, some tears are shed.  In far-off humble households, perhaps, sleepless nights and anxious days are passed of which the world never knows ;  and every wounded soldier who returns to his family or friends brings a lasting pang with him.  Oh how the mothers feel this war !  If ever God is sad in Heaven, it seems to me it must be when he looks upon the hearts of mothers.—We who are young think little of it ;  neither, I think do the fathers or the brothers think much of it ;  but it is the poor mothers and wives of the soldiers.  God help them.  (from The Prescott Journal, December 10, 1862)

This is a work in progress!

  • Henry Anderson, from Stillwater (Minn.), killed in action July 1 at Gettysburg
  • Nathaniel N. Anderson, wounded at Battle of Perryville, died October 16, 1862
  • Charles A. Beebe, from New Richmond, died from wounds October 12, 1863, in Natchez, Mississippi
  • Oscar Burdick, from Clinton, killed in action June 17, 1864, Second Battle of Petersburg
  • John Butcher, from Pleasant Valley, died June 27, 1864, from wounds received June 18 at Second Battle of Petersburg
  • Hollis D. Carlton, from River Falls, died August 22, 1864, from wounds received June 17 at Second Battle of Petersburg
  • Edward A. Clapp, from Hudson, killed in action May 27, 1863, Siege of Port Hudson
  • Wallace Conant, from Pierce, killed in action June 19, 1864, Second Battle of Petersburg
  • Hale Cowles, from Hudson, killed in action October 8, 1862, Battle of Perryville
  • Milo L. Davis, from Hammond, killed in action October 8, 1862, Battle of Perryville
  • David L. Dresser, from Kinnickinnick, killed in action July 21, 1864, at Atlanta
  • John Ellis, from Saint Croix Falls, killed in action October 8, 1862, Battle of Perryville
  • William E. Evans, from Prescott, died July 2, 1863, from wounds received at Gettysburg
  • William Foust, from Beldenville, killed in action July 1, 1863, at Gettysburg
  • William Hodges, from Hudson, killed in action July 21, 1864, at Atlanta
  • James H. Holman, from Prescott, died Sept. 17, 1864, from wounds received at Atlanta
  • George W. Hope, Diamond Bluff, killed in action July 21, 1864, at Atlanta
  • John Hudson, from Pleasant Valley, killed in action July 21, 1864, at Atlanta
  • Benjamin Humphrey, from New Richmond, killed in action August 11, 1864, at Atlanta
  • Henry Kaylor, from Saint Croix Falls, killed in action October 8, 1862, Battle of Perryville
  • James Kelly, from Prescott, died July 21 from wounds received at Gettysburg
  • Richard Lovell, from River Falls, killed in action October 8, 1862, Battle of Perryville
  • Richard Mallowny, from Erin Prairie, killed in action October 8, 1862, Battle of Perryville
  • James Miley, from Prescott, killed in action June 21, 1863, Siege of Vicksburg
  • Isaac N. Nichols, from River Falls, killed in action October 8, 1862, Battle of Perryville
  • Ole O. Oleson, from Prescott, killed in action July 8, 1864, at Nickajack
  • Albion P. Palmer, from Somerset, killed July 15, 1862, on the Yazoo River
  • Joseph B. Peabody, from Richmond, killed in action October 8, 1862, Battle of Perryville
  • Albert Pollard, from Richmond, killed in action October 8, 1862, Battle of Perryville
  • Stanley Ralston, from Pleasant Valley, killed in action July 21, 1864, at Atlanta
  • Josiah B. Rogers, from Clifton, died July 14, 1865, from wounds received at Kenesaw
  • Isaac Selleck, from Hudson, killed in action June 18, 1864, Second Battle of Petersburg
  • Americus P. Smith, from Osceola,  killed in action October 8, 1862, Battle of Perryville
  • Shannon Sweesey, from Farmington, died October 24, 1862, from wounds received at the Battle of Perryville
  • Robert Triggs, Jr., from Kinnickinnick, killed in action July 21, 1864, at Atlanta
  • James Vincent Walker, from Eau Claire, killed in action April 6, 1862, at Shiloh
  • Newton Webster, from Vernon, died October 16, 1862, from wounds received at Battle of Perryville
  • George W. Wing, from Prescott, killed in action October 8, 1862, Battle of Perryville
2 Comments leave one →
  1. John M Walker permalink
    April 26, 2016 4:08 am

    I would be grateful if you could add James Vincent Walker from Eau Claire, Wisconsin, 16th Infantry Company G, killed in action at Shiloh April 6, 1862. He was my great great grand uncle. Thank you.

    • April 26, 2016 10:02 am

      Not a problem. The particular page hasn’t received the full attention that it needs.

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