RICE, Edwin A.

WI 15th Inf Co C. Residence: Waterford, Racine County, Wisconsin. Born in Chautauqua, New York. Civil War: Age 44. Married. Carpenter. Hazel eyes, dark hair, dark complexion, 5’8”. Enlisted for three years on 4 Jan 1864 at Waterford and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, on 17 Feb 1864. Private. Joined C Company at Strawberry Plains, Virginia, on 31 Mar 1864. Transferred to Company H at Whiteside, Tennessee, on 1 Jan 1865. Temporarily assigned to the 24th Infantry. Transferred to the 13th Infantry, Company K, on 18 Jun 1865. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-13; red book vol 20 p48) (Buslett p428)