During the 4th of July Holiday, 2006

The Civil War Soldiers of the Thorp Area

Will Be Honored &  20   Plus New Markers Set

Harold Zander's Military History of the Thorp Village Civil War Soldiers is now available for $5.00 at the Thorp Courier Newspaper office (715-669-5525).  All proceeds will be given to the Thorp Area Museum.  If you prefer, you can reserve a copy (to be picked up the day of the celebration) by sending a check to: Bob Zukowski, W9884 Co. Rd. MM, Thorp, WI 54771-8106.  If you cannot attend, but would like to purchase a booklet, please include an additional $2 for postage and packaging, and your mailing address.

 

Roster  Regiment Cemetery Notes
* Indicates burial in an area cemetery.
 To date, we have identified 50 Civil War grave sites in the Thorp Area.
Adams, Jonathon Q.--Bio Co. I, 61 PA    
*Andrews, Alexander--VGR#198; Loc.; Obit; Obit Co. I, 30 WI Riverside  
Aucutt/Ancutt, William J.--Bio Co. C, 32 WI Inf.   Wife buried in Thorp Village Cemetery
*Audorff, Johannes G.--VGR#14; Obit Co. E, 54 NY Cav. Butler  
Bellinger, Peter--Bio Co. G, 45th PA    
Berkhardt/Burkhardt, Christopher--Bio Co. F, 26 WI Inf. . .
Bixby, William H.--Bio Co. F, 7 or 9 VT . Wife buried in Thorp Village Cemetery
Bradburg, E. W. . . .
Breed, Jared--Obit ? (see note) Co. B, 35 WI Inf. . Did he ever live in the Thorp area?
*Brown, Bernard John--VGR#537; Bio#1; Bio#2; Bio#3; Bio#4; Obit Co. G, 5 WI Inf. Thorp Village .
*Bryant/Buyalt/Buyette, William--VGR#520 Co. G, 5 WI Inf. St. Bernard A new stone has been ordered by the Thorp American Legion
Carey, Barney W. Co. C, 38 WI Inf. . .
*Chapman, Ira Shubal--VGR#538; Bio; Obit#1 Co D, 21 IA Thorp Village Stone provided by the VA
*Chapman, James D.--VGR#539; Bio; Obit Co. K, 6 IA Thorp Village Stone provided by the VA
Christian, Charles W. Co. H, 20 WI Inf. . .
*Christian, Chandler W. (same as Charles?)--VGR#540; Obit Co. H, 20 WI Inf. Thorp Village Stone provided by the VA
Clark, Cyril C.--Bio; Co. I, 8 ? Inf. Thorp Village? We are unsure of his final resting place
*Clark, Israel S. #1 , #2, CU--VGR#541; Bio; Obit Co. G, 1 PA L.A. Thorp Village Stone provided by the VA
*Colby, William--Obit Co. K, 25 WI Inf. Sylvan A new stone has been ordered by the Thorp American Legion
Collins, Norman--Bio Co. B, 25 WI Inf. . .
*Courter, George W.--VGR#467; Loc.; Obit#1; Obit#2 Co. B, 27 WI Inf. Sylvan A new stone has been ordered by the Thorp American Legion.
*Courter, James W. #1 #2--VGR#543 (questionable information) Co. A, 52 WI Inf. Thorp Village Stone provided by the VA
*Craig, George Washington--VGR#542; Bio; Obit Co. E, 18 WI Inf. Thorp Village .
*Cusick, Patrick J.--VGR#509; Loc.; Obit Co. A, 16 WI Inf. Eidsvold A new stone has been ordered by the Thorp American Legion
*Delac/Delack, John E.--VGR#544; Bio; Obit Co. K, 3 MN Inf. Thorp Village .
*Drake, Isaac Palmer--VGR#545; Bio Co. I, 5 WI Inf. Thorp Village .
Ducale, M. . . .
*Duffy, John C.--VGR#522; Bio; Obit Co. H, 19 NY Cav. St. Bernard Stone provided by the VA
Fellows, Victor Co. D, 24 NY . .
Ferguson, H. A. Co. E, 12 OH . .
*Fessenden, Henry J.--VGR#547; Bio; Bio #2 Co. D & K, 118 IL Inf. Thorp Village Stone provided by the VA
Fields, O. H. Co. F., 1 MI . .
Fields, William H. Co. F., 1 MI . .
Foster, Jerome--Bio Co. D, 1 NY . .
Fredeman/Frederman, Christ Co. D, 9 WI . .
*Fults, Frank, Bio 1st Reg., H. A. MN Thorp Village A new stone has been ordered by the Thorp American Legion
*Girard/Jerard, Vincent H.--VGR#511; Loc.; Obit . Eidsvold .
*Glashof, Peter #1, #2--VGR#548; Obit Co. E, 21 WI Thorp Village Stone provided by the VA
Helfter, Larence   . .
*Holzhausen, Walter--VGR#549; Bio Troop G, 14th Cav. Thorp Village A new stone has been ordered by the Thorp American Legion
*Howard, George C.--VGR#550; Obit Co, H, 51 WI Inf. & Co. B, 53 WI Inf. Thorp Village Stone provided by the VA
Hubbard, M. . . .
*Irish, Harley E. #1, #2--VGR#551; Bio; Obit Co. B, 5 WI Thorp Village Stone provided by the VA
*Jerard, William--VGR#512; Loc.; Obit Co. F, 10 NY Eidsvold .
*Kealiher, John--VGR#513; Loc.; Bio; Obit Co. A & B, 17 ME Eidsvold .
*Kesler, John Co. D, 27 WI . .
Kuehl, William--Bio Co. 35, 161st Dep Brigade . .
*Lake, William H.--VGR#554; Bio; Obit Co. H, 1 WI Inf Thorp Village .
*Lamphear, Elisha--VGR#555; Bio; Obit Co. B, 8 WI Inf Thorp Village Stone provided by the VA
*Lantz, Peter F.--VGR#556; Bio; Obit Co. D, 24 & 29 MI Thorp Village .
*Liske, Martin T.--VGR#523 Co. ?, 9 WI St. Bernard Stone provided by the VA
*Mabie/Maybie, George H. Co. H, 31 WI . .
*Maddux, James W.--VGR#557; Bio Co. G, 64 WI or OH Thorp Village Stone provided by the VA
Mead, V. R. Co. G, 49 WI . .
Miller, Jefferson "Jeff"--Worden (obit?) Co. E, 13 NY . .
*Moody, James C.--VGR#202; Bio; Obit Co. I, 6 WI Riverside .
*Morris, Daniel H.--VGR#558; Bio; Obit Co. F, 44 WI Thorp Village Stone provided by the VA
*Nettleton, William Henry--VGR#559; Bio Co. F, 21 WI Thorp Village Stone provided by the VA
*Norris, Millard J.--VGR#203 . Riverside .
*Norton, John N.--VGR#560 Co. E or F, 44 WI Thorp Village Stone provided by the VA
Payore, Isaac Co. G, 37 WI . .
*Phillips/Philips, William Riley--VGR#561; Bio Co. F, 48 WI Thorp Village .
*Robinson, Joseph S.--VGR#514 . Eidsvold .
*Rossman, Frederick--VGR#562; Bio#1; Bio#2; Obit Co. D, 9 WI Thorp Village Stone provided by the VA
Ruscher, Alonao--Bio Co. A, 3 WI . .
Sargent, James H.--Bio#1; Bio#2; Bio#3 . . .
Schmidt, Gustav; Bio; Co. E, 27 WI . .
*Schroeder, Peter--VGR#564; Obit Co. F, 5 MN & Co. K, 2 MN Thorp Village .
*Seaman, Randolph--VGR#563; Bio; Obit Co. H, 6 MN Thorp Village Stone provided by the VA
*Sheldon/Scheldon, Charles Henry--VGR#565; VGR#566Bio#1;
Bio#2; Bio#3; Bio#4; Bio#5; Obit #1; Obit #2
Co. A, 8 WI Thorp Village A new stone was ordered by the Thorp American Legion, but denied. We hope to have the existing stone engraved to denote his Civil War service.
Sherwood, E. W. Co. D, 57 PA . .
*Sharp, John P.--VGR#588; Co. C 46 IN Inf. Brethern .
Smith, Frank . . .
*Steele, Thomas J.--VGR#567; Bio; Bio#2; Bio#3; Obit; Co. C, 4 WI Thorp Village Stone provided by the VA
*Tiedeman, Christian/Christ--VGR#568; Bio; Obit Co. D, 9 WI Thorp Village .
Tilden, James A.; Bio Co. A, 6 WI . .
Tompkins H. H. Co. G, 3 NY . .
Turner, Jane E., Widow of Alexander; Bio Co. G, 14 WI Died at Petersburg Alexander was discharged on a surgeon's certificate after 1 yr. of service, then re-enlisted in Co. E, 37 WI and died after being wounded at Petersburg.
*VanDusen/Van Dusent, William--VGR#515; Loc. Co. C, 85 NY Eidsvold .
*VanGorder, Herman/Harmon F.--VGR#569 Co. H, 9 IL Cav. Thorp Village .
*Warner, Jonathan B.--VGR#570; Bio Co. E & F, 10 NY Thorp Village .
*Warner, Samuel W.--VGR#516; Loc.; Bio . Eidsvold .
*Warner, Sylvanus S.--VGR#571; Bio#1; Bio#2; Bio#3; Obit Co. F, 20 NY Cav. Eidsvold .
*Warner, William Sweet--VGR#572; Bio; Obit Co. C, 16 WI Thorp Village .
Welch, Alford Co. A, 30 WI . .
Welch, Andrew Co. H, 38 WI . .
Worden, Zephaniah--Bio (namesake of Worden Twp.) Co. F, 45 PA . .
Wright, John Co. G., 113 IL . .
*Wright, William--VGR#573; Bio; Obit Co. F, 113 IL Thorp Village .

 

Our July 4th Program

Veterans' Park in Thorp, WI


Advancement of Colors'  American Legion & VFW Color Guards


Pledge of Allegiance led by the Boy Scouts & Girl Scouts


National anthem by Justin Rosemeyer


Invocation by the American Legion Chaplain


Remembrance of Civil War veterans by relatives & friends


Main address by American Legion State Vice Commander, Don Schindler


Announcement of winners from Thorp Area Schools of the Union Soldier coloring competition


God Bless America by Justin Rosemeyer


Reading of the roll of all Civil War veterans reposing in Thorp area cemeteries

 

Civil War Re-enactors Musket & Cannon Firing


Benediction by VFW Chaplain


Final salute to Civil War veterans by the American Legion & VFW Color Guards

 

Sources: GAR Records, Veteran Grave Records, News Clips, Census Records, Family Records

 

 


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