FISHER, William A.

WI 15th Inf Co F. Residence: Two Rivers, Manitowoc County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Unmarried. Age 20. Enlisted for three years on 18 Nov 1861 at Two Rivers and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, 12 Dec 1861. Designated Corporal on 1 Jan 1862. Sick at home in the village of Two Rivers, 18 Jan 1862. Promoted to Sergeant 1 Jan 1863. Named clerk in Brigade Headquarters on 1 May 1863. Assigned as Commissary Sergeant 4 Aug 1863. Sick in Nashville, Tennessee, 24 Feb 1864. Sick 21 Jul 1864. Promoted to First Sergeant 8 Oct 1864. Mustered out with Company on 13 Jan 1865 at Chattanooga, Tennessee. Named Brevet First Lieutenant 25 Feb 1867 with rank retroactive to 21 Feb 1865. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-8; red book vol 20 p84) (Buslett p503) (Meeker)

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