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WAGGONER, James F.

IA 38th Inf Co E. Born 1845. Civil War: Private. Died 1866. Buried in Burr Oak, Iowa. Sources: (Bob Brimacomb, Sec., Burr Oak Cemetery Assoc.) (DGA)

WAGLE, Christopher T.

IA 7th Cav Co F. Residence: West Union, Fayette County, Iowa. Born in Stavanger, Norway. Civil War: Age 33. Enlisted 18 Feb 1863. Mustered 18 Feb 1863. Private. Promoted Corporal 8 Feb 1864. Transferred to F Company, 7th Cavalry Reorganized. Promoted Sergeant 1 May 1865. Mustered out 17 May 1865 at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. After the war, he lived at Eldorado, Iowa. Sources: (ISW-IV p1386,1498) (Ulvestad p262)

WAGNER, Louis

IL 52nd Inf Co F. Residence: Fulton City, Whiteside County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 24. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’10”. Enlisted for three years on 1 Oct 1861 at Fulton City. Mustered 19 Nov 1861 at Geneva, Illinois. Private. Re-enlisted as a Veteran for three years on 25 Dec 1863 at Pulaski, Tennessee. Re-mustered there on 8 Jan 1864. Mustered out 6 Jul 1865 at Louisville, Kentucky. Sources: (ILSA reel 5 p79)

WAGONER, Georg

WI 15th Inf Co A. Residence: Chicago, Illinois. Born on Lake Ontario. Civil War: Age 28. Unmarried. A sailor. Brown eyes, black hair, fair complexion, 6’1”. Enlisted for three years on 26 Oct 1861 at Chicago. Mustered 15 Nov 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Assigned as Wagoner. Missing from Regiment on the way from Springfield, Illinois, to St. Louis, Missouri, on 3 Mar 1862. Listed as a deserter. Was never mustered out. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-3; red book vol 20 p20) (Buslett p371) (Meeker) (Hedberg, who applies the Norwegian word “kudsk” to this entry.)