SILER, Jacob

WI 15th Inf Co F. Residence: Manitowoc County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 18. Unmarried. Farmer. Blue eyes, blond hair, fair complexion, 5’7”. Enlisted for three years on 25 Jan 1862 at Manitowoc, Wisconsin, and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, 11 Feb 1862. Private. Died of disease in Camp Hospital near Nashville, Tennessee, 30 Nov 1862. Buried in National Cemetery at Nashville. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 77-8; red book vol 20 p92) (Buslett p518)