Samuel C. Sandall

Samuel C. Sandall

15th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry

The Scandinavian Regiment

Name at Enlist Samuel C. Sandall
Birth Name
Other Names Sandahl
Lived ca. 1833 - 27 Nov 1863
Residence at Muster-In Beloit, Rock County, WI
Company at Enlistment G
Rank at Enlistment Corporal
Muster Date 13 Dec 1861
Cause of Death chronic diarrhea
Death Location Chattanooga, Hamilton County, TN
Burial Location Chattanooga National Cemetery; section D, grave 880

Samuel C. Sandall joined the WI 15th Infantry, Company G. The men of the company called themselves the "Rock River Rangers."

The army listed him as living in Beloit, Rock County, WI, age 28, and unmarried. He enlisted for three years on September 28, 1861 at Beloit and mustered at Madison, WI on December 13, 1861 as a Corporal (Korporal). Sandall died of chronic diarrhea in a hospital in Chattanooga, TN on November 27, 1863. He was buried in Chattanooga National Cemetery; section D, grave 880.

Sources: Series 1200: Records of Civil War Regiments, 1861-1900, Wisconsin Adjutant General’s Office, box 76-9; Regimental muster and descriptive rolls, 1861-1865, Wisconsin Adjutant General’s Office, vol.20, p.98;Det Femtende Regiment, Wisconsin Frivillige [The Fifteenth Regiment, Wisconsin Volunteers], Ole A. Buslett (Decorah, Iowa, 1894), p.542; Oberst Heg og hans gutter, Waldemar Ager, 1916, Fremad Pub. Co., Eau Claire, WI, p.313.


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