John A. (1836 - 1916)
Contact: Crystal Wendt
----Sources: American Civil War Soldiers Record, 1860 & 1880 Federal Census, Cemetery Records.
John A. Sterling died 26-May-1916 and is buried in the Dorchester Memorial Cemetery, Dorchester, WI.
Residences: Plover, Portage Co., WI, & Holton, Marathon Co., WI.
Enlistment Date in the Civil War: 16 December 1861
Distinguished Service: DISTINGUISHED SERVICE
Side Served: Union Army, Wisconsin
Unit Numbers: 3068 3068
1. Enlisted as a Private on 16 December 1861
2. Enlisted in Company E, 18th Infantry Regiment Wisconsin on 16 December 1861.
3. Transferred Company E, 18th Infantry Regiment Wisconsin on 16 May 1863
4. Transfered in on 16 May 1861.
5. Was mustered out on 16 January 1865
1860 Census Wisconsin, Portage County, Plover
Sterling, George (head) male 44 yrs old
Sterling, Mary (wife) female 42 yrs old
Sterling, John A. (son) male 19 yrs old
Sterling, Elizabeth (daug.) female 16 yrs old
1880 Federal Census--Holton, Marathon, Wisconsin
JOHN STERLING Head Married Male, White 39 yrs., b. PA, Farmer, Father b. PA, Mother b. PA
Mattie STERLING Wife Married Female, White, 31 years, b. WI, Housekeeper, Mother b. NY
Frank STERLING, Son, Single, Male, b. W 11 yrs. WI, Father b. PA, Mother b. WI
Daisy STERLING, Daughter Single Female, b. WI, 6 yrs. WI, Father b. PA, Mother b. WI
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