BLEYE, John

WI 15th Inf Co A. Residence: Chicago, Illinois. Civil War: Age 30. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 26 Oct 1861 at Chicago. Mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, 15 Nov 1861. Corporal. Sick in hospital in Farmington, Mississippi, since 28 Jul 1862. Sick in Corinth, Mississippi, and left there. Disappeared 31 Mar 1863, believed to have gone to Chicago and “is said to have been discharged from the service, but no official information has been received”. Reclassified as deserter. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-3; red book vol 20, p14; blue book vol 20, p12) (Buslett p346) (Ulvestad p262)

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