WATSON, Robert

WI 15th Inf Co I. Residence: Primrose, Dane County, Wisconsin. Born in England. Civil War: Age 43. Farmer. Blue eyes, dark hair, light complexion, 5’10”. Enlisted for three years on 18 Feb 1864 at Amherst, Wisconsin, and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, on 16 Mar 1864. Private. Joined I Company on the battlefield on 1 Jul 1864. Sick in Division hospital in August 1864. Temporarily assigned to the Wisconsin 24th Infantry. Transferred to Company I of the Wisconsin 13th, 10 Jun 1865. Mustered out 14 Jul 1865. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-13; red book vol 20 p134) (Buslett p611) (Ager p316)