SOMME, Gabriel J.

WI 15th Inf Co A. Residence: Chicago, Illinois. Civil War: Age 43. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 25 Oct 1861 at Chicago. Mustered 15 Nov 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Missing in Battle of Stone’s River, Tennessee 31 Dec 1862. Came back to the Regiment. Promoted to Corporal. Sick at Knoxville, Tennessee, 28 Nov 1863. Sick at Knoxville 24 Feb 1864. Taken prisoner in the Battle of New Hope Church, Georgia, 27 May 1864. Mustered out at Madison, Wisconsin, 6 Dec 1864, expiration of term of service. Sources: (WHS red book vol 20 p20) (Buslett p266) (Ulvestad p329) (Ager p293) (Meeker)