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Daniel P. Wooster

15th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry
The Scandinavian Regiment

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Name at Enlist

Daniel P. Wooster

Birth Name

Daniel P. Wooster


ca. 1827 – 16 Jan 1864

Birth Place


Birth Country


Resident of Muster-In

Racine, Racine County, WI

Company at Enlistment

Field Officers & Staff

Rank at Enlistment

First Ast. Surgeon

Muster Date

19 Dec 1862

Burial Location

Caledonia Memorial Park, Caledonia, Racine, WI, Block 2, Section 45, Lot 5



Spouse Lived


Daniel P. Wooster was born in 1827 in CT. He worked as a physician. His wife, Sarah, was also born in CT. They were married in the 1850s. Their son, Park, was born in 1857.

Daniel joined the WI 15th Infantry Field & Staff. His residence is listed as Racine, Racine County, WI. He was commissioned  on December 10, 1862. He mustered on December 19, 1862 at Madison, WI. He was the Assistant Surgeon. He became ill in Nashville, TN on January 27, 1863. He was given 20 days’ leave on February 12, 1863. He resigned March 2, 1863. He died after returning to Racine on January 16, 1864. He is buried in Caledonia Memorial Park, Caledonia, Racine, WI, Block 2, Section 45, Lot 5.

Sources:  Series 1200: Records of Civil War Regiments, 1861-1900, Wisconsin Adjutant General’s Office, box 78-1; Regimental Muster and Descriptive Rolls, 1861-1865, Wisconsin Adjutant General’s Office, vol.20, p.2; Ole A. Buslett, Det Femtende Regiment, Wisconsin Frivillige [The Fifteenth Regiment, Wisconsin Volunteers] (Decorah, Iowa, 1894), p.330; 1850 Census, Roll: M432_1004, Page: 25A, Image: 53; 1860 Census, Roll: M653_1427, Page: 838, Image: 456, Family History Library Film: 805427;