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Bingham, Helen M. (Helen Maria) / History of Green County, Wisconsin
(1877)

Appendix: soldiers of Green County,   pp. [259]-310 PDF (10.7 MB)


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APPENDIX. 
SOLDIERS OF GREEN COUNTY. 
Though carefully compiled from the records in the 
Adjutant General's office at Madison, the following list 
of Green County soldiers is far from being as complete 
as it was hoped that it would be. In May, i865, in 
obedience to instructions from the legislature to perfect 
the records in his office, the Adjutant General sent blanks 
in the form of company books to each Wisconsin regi- 
ment. Each book was meant to contain the name and 
time of service of every man who was a member of the 
company at afny time between its original organization 
and its muster out. In most regiments some of these 
blanks were filled out and returned, but from some regi- 
ments no records were received. Many of those sent 
(being made at the close of the war, when it was diffi- 
cult to learn the history of men who had died, or who 
had been discharged or transferred to or from other 
companies) were necessarily very imperfect.  Some 
officers returned only the names of men who had en- 
listed in their companies. Others gave the names of 


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