SOMME, Gabriel E.

WI 15th Inf Co A. Residence: Chicago, Illinois. Civil War: Age 22. Married. Enlisted for three years on 24 Dec 1861 at Chicago. Mustered 1 Jan 1862 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Seriously wounded at Stone’s River, 31 Dec 1862, and sent to Nashville, Tennessee. In Convalescent Hospital in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, 17 May 1863. Sick in Knoxville, Tennessee, 14 Jan 1864. Sick in Chattanooga 2 May 1864. Sick in hospital at Jefferson, Indiana. Wounded in the Battle of New Hope Church and taken prisoner, 27 May 1864. Mustered out 20 Dec 1864. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-3; red book vol 20 p20) (Buslett p366) (Ulvestad p329) (Ager p293)