Bio: Sterling, John A. (1836 - 1916)

Contact: Crystal Wendt

----Sources: American Civil War Soldiers Record, 1860 & 1880 Federal Census, Cemetery Records.

Additional Information

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

Service Record:

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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