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REESE, Charles M.

WI 15th Inf. Residence: Madison, Dane County, Wisconsin. Born in Denmark. Was a member of the Danish Army. Worked as a journalist in Madison both before and after the war. Civil War: Age 38. Enlisted for three years on 1 Dec 1861 in Dane County. Appointed Major of the 15th on 26 Dec 1861. Was sick for much of his time in uniform. Resigned and mustered out of service on 8 Jun 1862, “for being absent without leave”. Later he re-enlisted as a Private in an Illinois regiment, says Gjertveit. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 76-2, 78-1; red book vol 20 p2) (Buslett p323) (Lonn p252) (Ager p289, photo; p289) (Gjertveit) “Riise, Carl M.”

REEVES, William

WI 15th Inf Co C. Residence: Madison, Dane County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 29. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 15 Feb 1862 at Madison, and mustered there the same day. Private. Became unfit for service and was discharged from Mississippi River Island No. 10 on 22 May 1862. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-5; red book vol 20 p 48) (Buslett p427) (Meeker)