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Sam Rothscapp joined the WI 15th Infantry, Field and Staff. The army listed him as a “Negro” with dark eyes, black hair, colored complexion, and stood 5’8”. He was employed as a servant to Regimental Quartermaster Selah Mathews.
Sources: Series 1200: Records of Civil War Regiments, 1861-1900, Wisconsin Adjutant General’s Office, box 78-1.