Edward  Hill

Edward Hill

15th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry

The Scandinavian Regiment

Name at Enlist Edward Hill
Birth Name
Lived ca. 1806 -
Residence at Muster-In Beloit, Rock County, WI
Company at Enlistment G
Rank at Enlistment Private
Muster Date 13 Dec 1861

Edward Hill joined the WI 15th Infantry, Company G. The men of his company called themselves the "Rock River Rangers."

The army listed him as living in Beloit, Rock County, WI, married, and age 55. He enlisted as musician for three years on October 26, 1861 at Beloit, and mustered at Madison, WI on December 13, 1861 as a Private (Menig). He was discharged from the service for disease at Mississippi River Island No. 10 on May 13, 1862.

 

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.102; Det Femtende Regiment, Wisconsin Frivillige [The Fifteenth Regiment, Wisconsin Volunteers], Ole A. Buslett, Decorah, IA, 1894, p.534.


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