NOTE: For more information on Wisconsin Veterans of the Civil War and World Wars I and II, check the Wisconsin Veterans Museum They have a database of all WI Civil War Veterans and will do look-ups. If you are able, please send a small donation with your look-up request and SASE to: Wisconsin Veterans Museum, 30 West Mifflin Street, Madison, WI 53703 Then, use the information found on this page or from the Wisconsin Veterans Museum, and send for your ancestor's pension and service records from the National Archives. Check here for information on cost of copies and how to submit your request:National Archives Forms
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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