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Carroll Students in the Civil War
  • Captain Irving M. Bean, Milwaukee, class of 1857.
    Captain of the 5th Wisconsin Infantry, served at Yorktown, Williamsburg, Antietam, Fredericksburg, and Chancellorsville. In the Fall of 1863 he was appointed provost marshall of the 1st Enrollment District of Wisconsin (Milwaukee).
  • Colonel George E. Buchard, Waukesha, class of 1857.
    Private in the 29th Wisconsin Infantry from 1862-1863, major of the 2nd U.S. Colored Troops, later the 53rd Regiment U. S. Colored Troops.)
  • John Hinton, Waukesha, class of 1859.
    in the 2nd Wisconsin, killed Fall 1862.
  • Washington Dolph, Oconomowoc, class of 1860.
    Killed in action.
  • Thomas S. Johnson, Portage, class of 1860.
    Chaplain, 127th Regiment, U. S. Colored Troops.
  • William B. Marsh, Boston, class of 1860.
    On the medical staff of Grant's and Sheridan's forces.
  • Frederick W. Wardrobe, Waukesha, class of 1860.
    Served as hospital steward in Tennesee.

    Maybe fought in Civil War:
  • Sidney A. and Walter L. Bean (Irving Bean's older brothers)
    Attended Prairieville Academy, among the first class of five fresmen when the academy became Carroll College, 1846-1847. When instruction temporarily terminated, Sidney transferred to Michigan, returning to Carroll in 1853 as a mathematics professor. Sidney was the colonel of the 4th Wisconsin Infantry and died at Port Hudson, La in 1863. Walter was also killed in the war.
  • Orson P. Clinton, Waukesha.
    1st Wisconsin Cavalry, in the Battle of Chicamauga, participated in the capture of Jefferson Davis.
  • B. F. Cram, Waukesha.
    5th Wisconsin Infantry
  • M. S. Hodgen, Pewaukee.
    Enlisted under Co. K, 17th Michigan Infantry, served with Grant through Vicksburg and with Burnside through Knoxville.
  • Charles A. Holmes, Jefferson
  • Charles L. Noggle, Janesville.
    In Barstow's cavalry regiment, adjutant 3rd Battalion.
  • Col. Franklin H. Putney, Waukesha
    Co. G, 12th Wisconsin Infantry. In the Army of the Tennessee under Sherman, took part in the march to the sea and then to Washington, mustered out as inspector general, 3rd Division, 17th Army Corps.
  • Washington Root, Waukesha
    5th Wisconsin Infantry
  • Willis V. Tichenor, Waukesha
    2nd Lieutenent, Co. G, 28th Wisconsin Infantory


Source- Research done by Phillip Runkel, 1973, Carroll College Archives


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