HOWLAND, Edward

WI 15th Inf Co A. Residence: Chicago, Illinois. Civil War: Age 18. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 11 Nov 1861 at Chicago. Mustered 2 Dec 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Missing in action in the battle of Stone’s River, Tennessee, 31 Dec 1862, and found to have been taken prisoner. Exchanged. Paroled and sent to St. Louis, Missouri. Assigned as a clerk in the 20th Army Corps Inspection office on 22 Jul 1863. Assigned as a clerk in Captain Pope’s office 16 Oct 1863. Assigned as a clerk in the Division Commissary department on 26 Oct 1863. Mustered out with A Company, Chattanooga, Tennessee, on 20 Dec 1864. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-3; blue book vol 20 p16) (Buslett p354) (Ager p292) (Ulvestad p293) “Howland, Edvard”

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