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WI 15th Inf Co G. Residence: Beloit, Rock County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 31. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 7 Oct 1861 at Beloit and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, 13 Dec 1861. Private. Killed at Mississippi River Island No. 10, 25 Dec 1862, when a cannon he was helping load accidentally fired. Buried in Mississippi River National Cemetery at Memphis, Tennessee. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 76-9, 77-8; red book vol 20 p102) (Buslett p538) (Meeker)