John  Warp

John Warp

15th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry

The Scandinavian Regiment

Name at Enlist John Warp
Birth Name
Lived ca. 1833 - 20 Jul 1864
Residence at Muster-In New Lisbon, Juneau County, WI
Company at Enlistment D
Rank at Enlistment Private
Muster Date 8 Dec 1861
Burial Location West Arkdale Cemetery, Arkdale, WI

John Warp joined the WI 15th Infantry, Company D. The men of the company called themselves the "Norway Wolf Hunters." They were also known as the "Waupun Company" because so many of its members were from Waupun.

The army listed him as living in New Lisbon, Juneau County, WI, age 28, and unmarried. He enlisted for three years on October 28, 1861, at New Lisbon and mustered at Madison, WI, on December 8, 1861, as a Private (Menig). He was wounded and taken prisoner in Battle of Stones River, TN, on December 31, 1863 and sent to St. Louis, MO, to be exchanged. From June 28, 1863, and after October 31, 1863, he was sick in Nashville, TN. He was also sick in Chattanooga, TN, on November 29, 1863. He was furloughed to Wisconsin in 1864, "and has not been heard from since".

Sources:  Oberst Heg og hans Gutter, [Colonel Heg and His Boys], Waldemar Ager, 1916, Fremad Publ. Co., Eau Claire, WI, p.302 states that this soldier was mustered out on February 13, 1865; Series 1200: Records of Civil War Regiments, 1861-1900, Wisconsin Adjutant General’s Office, Archives, Wisconsin Historical Society, boxes 76-6, 78-3; Regimental Muster and Descriptive Rolls, 1861-1865, Wisconsin Adjutant General’s Office, Archives, Wisconsin Historical Society, vol.20, p.64; Det Femtende Regiment, Wisconsin Frivillige [The Fifteenth Regiment, Wisconsin Volunteers], Ole A. Buslett, 1894, B. Anundsen, Decorah, IA,  p.459; findagrave.com; http://www.wiroots.org/wiadams/cvl1907.html.


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