The Columbia Rifles

Company D, 4th Wisconsin Cavalry

Organized in Kilbourn City in the Spring of 1861

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Major Guy C. Pierce, member of the Standing Committee of the Soldiers' Reunion, printed 
a roster of the Columbia Rifles in the Adams County Press in 1880. He noted this was 
not a complete list and appealed to old comrades for additional names. 

The Columbia Rifles, Company D, 4th Wisconsin Cavalry
Soldier Occupation Residence
BAILEY Little George machinist Chicago Illinois
BOYNTON Lieutenant A. hardware Maple Grove Dakota
BUCKLEY Louis farmer Big Spring Wisconsin
CARFUN--E Dick farmer Lemonweir Wisconsin
COTTINGTON Sergeant J. P. -- Sandy Creek Wisconsin
DAVIS Jeff. farmer Delton Wisconsin
DAWES George logging foreman Necedah Wisconsin
FARNHAM Charles F. travelling for Smith Hewett & Co. Milwaukee Wisconsin
FAY Sergeant Henry Fay farmer Elk Creek Wisconsin
FOGEL George W. -- Wonewcoc Wisconsin
GEORGE T. J. sheriff Dunn County Wisconsin
HANCOCK Garrett farmer Brodhead Wisconsin
HARRISON J. M. M.D. Friendship Wisconsin
HATCH Sergeant L. E. livery stables Rolling Prairie Minnesota
HERRON Captain E. R. lumber dealer Stevens Point Wisconsin
HOLT Joseph farmer Menomonee Wisconsin
HOUGHTAILING Aaron farmer Oxford Wisconsin
KINNEY Alfred river man Chippewa Wisconsin
LYONS Chris river man Necedah Wisconsin
McEWEN George W. farmer Elroy Wisconsin
METCHAM Captain A. C. farmer Brookville Missouri
MILLER Len hotel Germantown Wisconsin
MOELLER Major Carl proprietor Lincoln Park Kilbourn City Wisconsin
NORTON Eli blacksmith Rio Wisconsin
OAKES George W. farmer Kilbourn City Wisconsin
PARKER Pharlos -- Necedah Wisconsin
PIERCE Major Guy C. -- Kilbourn City Wisconsin
PORTER Sergeant J. W. farmer Colby Wisconsin
RICH Henry farmer Dell Prairie Wisconsin
RICHARDS Sergeant Charles flour mill Packwaukee Wisconsin
SCHAEFFER George School Superintendent Dunn County Wisconsin
SKINNER Sergeant Myron shoemaker Owatonna Minnesota
SMITH N. B. traveling for Chicago company post office Kilbourn City Wisconsin
STEVENS John farmer Lemonweir Wisconsin
STINSON James farmer Necedah Wisconsin
STOW Samuel W. farmer Oxford Wisconsin
TARBOX Byron blacksmith Necedah Wisconsin
TARBOX John logging foreman Necedah Wisconsin
VELELT Enos mason Ironton Wisconsin
WHEELER Solon S. farmer Menomonee Wisconsin
WHITE Sergeant N. J. sawmill Colby Wisconsin
WOODRUFF Ed. P. book keeper Chicago Illinois

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