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George Page

15th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry
The Scandinavian Regiment

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Name at Enlist

George Page

Birth Name

George Page


Aug 1840 –

Birth Place


Birth Country


Resident of Muster-In

Waterford, Racine County, WI

Company at Enlistment


Rank at Enlistment


Muster Date

2 Dec 1861


Sally Jane Barnes

Mother Lived




Father Lived


George Page was born in WI in August 1840. His parents were Hiram (born in NY) and Sally Jane (born in Ireland). His siblings were Horace (1836), George, Levi (1843), Charles (1846), and Philp (1850).

Page joined the WI 15th Infantry, Company C. The men of the company called themselves the “Norway Bear Hunters,” but they were also known as the Color Company because the regimental Color Guard was attached to their company. His brother, Levi, also served with the WI 15th.

 The army listed him as living in Waterford, Racine County, WI, age 23, and unmarried. He enlisted for three years on November 25, 1861 at Waterford, and mustered at Madison, WI on December 2, 1861 as a Private (Menig). He was sick at Mississippi River Island No. 10 on June 11, 1862, became unfit for service, and was discharged in Jacinto, MS on July 25, 1862.

After the war, he remained single and worked as a farmer. He resided last in Chippewa Falls before moving to the Veterans Home in Wauwatosa, WI. He was still living there in 1910.

Sources: Series 1200: Records of Civil War Regiments, 1861-1900, Wisconsin Adjutant General’s Office, box 76-5; Regimental muster and descriptive rolls, 1861-1865, Wisconsin; Adjutant General’s Office, vol.20, p.48; Det Femtende Regiment, Wisconsin Frivillige [The Fifteenth Regiment, Wisconsin Volunteers], Ole A. Buslett (Decorah, IA, 1894), p.426; U.S. National Homes for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers, 1866-1938, p.451; 1850 Census, Roll: M432_1004, Page: 174B, Image: 348; 1860 Census, Roll: M653_1427, Page: 865, Image: 483; 1900 Census, Roll: 1807, Page: 26A, Enumeration District:0203, FHL microfilm: 1241807; and 1910 Census, T624_1721, Page: 4A, Enumeration District: 0290, FHL microfilm: 1375734.