Samuel  Bell

Samuel Bell

15th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry

The Scandinavian Regiment

Name at Enlist Samuel Bell
Birth Name Samuel Bell
Lived May 1841 - 1913
Birth Place New York
Birth Country USA
Residence at Muster-In Prairie du Sac, Sauk County, WI
Company at Enlistment Field Officers & Staff
Rank at Enlistment First Ast. Surgeon
Muster Date 1 Sep 1864
Burial Location Oakwood Cemetery, Beloit, Rock County, WI
Mother Jane
Mother Lived 1813-
Father A. Bell
Father Lived 1812-
Spouse Eveline Mary
Spouse Lived 1841-
Married On 1864

Samuel Bell was born to A. and Jane Bell in May 1841 in New York. His siblings were William (1838), Henry (1839), Andrew (1845), and Mary (1847).

Samuel joined the WI 15th Infantry, Field and Staff. The army listed him as living in Prairie du Sac, Sauk County, WI. He was commissioned on August 10, 1864, and mustered in on September 1, 1864 at Nashville, TN. He was named Assistant Surgeon of the Regiment at Chattanooga, TN. He mustered out at Chattanooga on January 6, 1865.

Samuel married Eveline Mary in 1864. Their children included Nettie (1868) and Martha (1876). In 1880, he was working as a physician and surgeon.

Sources: Series 1200: Records of Civil War Regiments, 1861-1900, Wisconsin Adjutant General’s Office, box 76-2,11; Regimental Muster and Descriptive Rolls, 1861-1865, Wisconsin Adjutant General’s Office, vol.20, p.4; Det Femtende Regiment, Wisconsin Frivillage [The Fifteenth Regiment, Wisconsin Volunteers], Ole A. Buslett, Decorah, IA, 1895, p.331;;; 1850 Census, Roll: M432_1005, Page: 434A, Image: 445; 1880 Census, Roll: 1444, Family History Film: 1255444, Page: 38A, Enumeration District: 175; 1900 Census, Roll: 1814, Page: 3A, Enumeration District: 0161, FHL microfilm: 1241814; 1910 Census, Roll: T624_1735, Page: 20A, Enumeration District: 0092, FHL microfilm: 1375748. 1905 WI Census, Roll: CSUSAWI1905_26.

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