I am one of a group working on an official history of the Wisconsin 23rd Regiment . One of our men is Thomas Rivers He enlisted 14 Aug 1862 at Madison, Dane Co. WI & d. 8 Apr 1863 at milliken's Bend, LA - disease. His mother, Elizabeth, filed for pension in his name. He never married.
We need his parents names, their birth, death, burial info, his siblings & their birth dates & his birth date.Also where he lived and occupation before the war.He was 24 on enlistment.
This is all the information we have. If you can help us fill in any of our blanks we would be grateful. The format we are using is as follows: (We have his service record)
Date/place of birth: Son of (Names of both parents, their dates/place of birth & death & burial: marriage date and place(s) of residence. Siblings:(Include spouses but not birth/death dates or their children) Pre-war experience Date/place of enlistment Regiment/Co: Rank War record: Mustered out: Date/place of marriage (duplicate for multiple marriages) To Daughter of: (Names of both parents, their dates/place of birth & death & burial: marriage date and place(s) of residence. Siblings:(Include spouses but not birth/death dates or their children) Residence and occupation: Post-war achievements: Include membership in organizations, offices held, church affiliation, etc. Pension record: Date/place of death Burial
We are also including letters and photo, If you have any you would be willing to share that would be wonderful.
Thank you for your help. My e-mail is email@example.com