William  Watson

William Watson

15th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry

The Scandinavian Regiment

Name at Enlist William Watson
Birth Name
Lived -
Company at Enlistment Field Officers & Staff
Rank at Enlistment Private

William Watson joined the WI 15th Infantry, Regimental Staff as a servant to Major George Wilson. The army listed him as a Negro with brown eyes, black hair, colored complexion, and 5 feet tall.

Sources: Series 1200: Records of Civil War Regiments, 1861-1900, Wisconsin Adjutant General’s Office, Archives, Wisconsin Historical Society, Madison, box 78-1.


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