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Charles D. Rogers

15th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry
The Scandinavian Regiment

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Name at Enlist

Charles D. Rogers

Birth Name

Charles D. Rogers


ca. 1844 –

Birth Place


Birth Country


Resident of Muster-In

Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, WI

Rank at Enlistment

Q.M. Sergeant

Muster Date

1 Jan 1862


Sophia E.


Emma L.

Married On


Charles D. Rogers was born about 1844. His mother was Sophia E., and she was born in NH. His father was born in NY.

When he joined the WI 15th Infantry, the army listed him as living in Milwaukee, WI and age 19. He enlisted for three years on January 1, 1862 at Milwaukee and was immediately appointed Quartermaster Sergeant (Sersjant). Rogers mustered at Madison, WI on February 13, 1862. However, he was discharged from the service for a disability on May 20, 1862.

In 1866, Charles married Emma L. They had three children: Alice E., Fannie, and Ralph. He worked in real estate.

Sources: Series 1200: Records of Civil War Regiments, 1861-1900, Wisconsin Adjutant General’s Office boxes 76-2, 78-1; Regimental muster and descriptive rolls, 1861-1865, Wisconsin. Adjutant General’s Office, vol.20, p.4; Det Femtende Regiment, Wisconsin Frivillige [The Fifteenth Regiment, Wisconsin Volunteers] by Ole A. Buslett (Decorah, IA, 1894), p.332; Civil War Pension Index, Roll #T288_402; 1880 census, Roll: 1437, Family History Film: 1255437, Page: 199D, Enumeration District: 111; and 1900 Census, Roll: 1801, Page: 6B, Enumeration District: 0030, FHL microfilm: 1241801.