SCHOW, Edwin C.

WI 15th Inf Co D. Residence: Waupun, Fond du Lac County, Wisconsin. Born in Vardal, Norway. Came from Gjøvik to America in 1857. Civil War: Age 24. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 8 Nov 1861 at Waupun, and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, 18 Dec 1861. Appointed Sergeant, 1 Jan 1862. Promoted to First Sergeant on 1 May 1862. Was sick in a hospital in Jacinto, Mississippi, 28 Jul 1862. Discharged from the service because of illness at Cincinnati, Ohio, on 6 Oct 1862. Post war: He became a merchant in Ashby, Minnesota. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 76-6, 78-3; red book vol 20 p56) (Buslett p456) (Ager p302) (Ulvestad p261) (Oudenstad p523) (Hedberg) “Skou, Edwin” “Shaw, Edwin” “Scow, Edwin”