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John F. Mehlhorn

15th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry
The Scandinavian Regiment

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Name at EnlistJohn F. Mehlhorn
Birth Name
Livedca. 1821 - Oct 1863
Birth CountryGermany
Resident of Muster-InBeaver Dam, Dodge County, WI
Company at EnlistmentField Officers & Staff
Rank at EnlistmentFirst Ast. Surgeon
Muster Date10 Aug 1863
SpouseCatherine
Spouse Livedca. 1829-

John F. Mehlhorn was born circa 1821 in Germany. He married a woman named Catherine and they had at least one child, Emily (1858). In 1860, he was living in Beaver Dam, Dodge County, WI and working as a physician.

Mehlhorn joined the WI 15th Infantry, Regimental Staff. The army listed him as living in Beaver Dam, Dodge County, WI. He was commissioned on August 10, 1863 as an Assistant surgeon. Mehlhorn joined the regiment September 21, 1863, but was not mustered. He died October 1863.

 

Sources: WHS Regimental muster and descriptive rolls, 1861-1865, Wisconsin. Adjutant General’s Office, vol.20, p.2; 1860 Census, Roll: M653_1405, Page: 149, Image: 154, Family History Library Film: 805405.