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DRUM, Adam

WI 7th Inf. Born in Norway. Civil War: Laborer. Age 36. Blue eyes, brown hair, ruddy complexion, 5’11”. Enrolled for one year on 24 Oct 1864 at Green Bay, Wisconsin. Mustered the same day. Substitute for Henry Schock, Kewaunee, Kewaunee County, Wisconsin. Private. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 33-13)

DRUM, Frank

WI 15th Inf Co D. Residence: Madison, Dane County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 20. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 2 Feb 1862 at Madison and mustered there on 21 Mar 1862. Appointed company musician on 21 Feb 1862. Private. Discharged from the service for disability from the camp at Jacinto, Mississippi, on 22 Jul 1862. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 76-6, 78-3; red book vol 20 p 58) (Buslett p440) (Meeker)

DRUSTRUP, Neils

US Navy. Born 17 Oct 1876 in Denmark. Mexican War: Enlisted from Pennsylvania. Lieutenant. Awarded the Medal of Honor for meritorious service under fire on the occasion of landing of the naval forces at Vera Cruz, Mexico, on 21 Apr 1914. For several hours Lt. Drustrup was in charge of an advanced barricade under a heavy fire, and not only displayed utmost ability as a leader of men but also exerted a great steadying influence on the men around him. Lt. Drustrup was then attached to the U.S.S. Utah as a chief turret captain. Sources: (“America’s Medal of Honor Recipients”. Publ. 1977, pp 411, 1013)