Re: A Long Shot - Please help if you can
Here is what I have on William Alexander.He does sound like a possible.Marcia.
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Date/place of birth:
Son of:Obediah P. Alexander b. c. 1821 in New York & Lucretia ; b. c. 1823 in New York
Pre-war experience: He was a laborer in Cold Spring Township, Jefferson Co., WI in 1860
Date/place of enlistment: August 26, 1861 at
Cold Spring, WI.
Regiment/Co.: 11th R. WI Infantry, Co. C
War record: He was wounded April 9, 1865,
at Ft. Blakely, AL. [Right arm amputated]
Mustered out: August 22, 1865
Date/place of Marriage: (1) September 9,
1869 [Monroe Co. Records, v. 2, p. 15]
To: Martha A. Wilson [She d.
Date/place of Marriage: (2) May 19, 1879
[Monroe Co. Records, v. 2, p. 86]
To: Julia A. Howard
Children: One adopted daughter
Resided at: Emerald, WIHe was a farmer- no wife - living with his parents at Cold Spring Township, Jefferson Co., WI in 1870.He was a merchant in Byron Township, Monroe Co., WI in 1880
Post-war achievements: He applied for a
pension on December 26, 1865
[application # 98,624]
Date/place of death: August, 1906.
Place of burial: Warren Mills Cemetery, Warrens, Monroe Co., WI