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John Flack

15th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry
The Scandinavian Regiment

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Name at Enlist

John Flack

Birth Name
Other Names

Johan Flack


ca. 1828 – 31 Dec 1862

Resident of Muster-In

Manitowoc, Manitowoc County, WI

Company at Enlistment


Rank at Enlistment


Muster Date

12 Dec 1861

Cause of Death

killed in action

Death Location

Battle at Stones River, TN

Burial Location

Stones River National Cemetery; section C, grave 4

John Flack joined the WI 15th Infantry Company F. The army listed him as living in Manitowoc, Manitowoc County, WI, married, and age 33. He enlisted for three years on October 21, 1861 at Manitowoc, and mustered at Madison, WI on December 12, 1861 as a Private (Menig). Flack was killed in the Battle at Stones River, TN on December 31, 1862. He was buried in Stones River National Cemetery; section C, grave 4.


Sources: Series 1200: Records of Civil War Regiments, 1861-1900, Wisconsin Adjutant General’s Office, boxes 76-8, 77-8; Regimental Muster and Descriptive Rolls, 1861-1865, Wisconsin Adjutant General’s Office, vol.20, p.86; Det Femtende Regiment, Wisconsin Frivillige [The Fifteenth Regiment, Wisconsin Volunteers], Ole A. Buslett, Decorah, IA, 1894, p.503; Nordmændene i Amerika, Martin Ulvestad, 1907, History Book Co., Minneapolis, MN, p.282; Oberst Heg og hans gutter, Waldemar Ager, 1916, Fremad Publ. Co., Eau Claire, WI, p.307; The Military History of Wisconsin in the War for the Union, Edwin B. Quiner, 1866, Clarke & Co., Chicago, p.621.