WAGONER, Georg

WI 15th Inf Co A. Residence: Chicago, Illinois. Born on Lake Ontario. Civil War: Age 28. Unmarried. A sailor. Brown eyes, black hair, fair complexion, 6’1”. Enlisted for three years on 26 Oct 1861 at Chicago. Mustered 15 Nov 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Assigned as Wagoner. Missing from Regiment on the way from Springfield, Illinois, to St. Louis, Missouri, on 3 Mar 1862. Listed as a deserter. Was never mustered out. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-3; red book vol 20 p20) (Buslett p371) (Meeker) (Hedberg, who applies the Norwegian word “kudsk” to this entry.)

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