Clark County Veterans
View of Chattanooga, Tenn. from State Park on Lookout Mountain
Picture by Allan Wessel
This page is dedicated to the memory of those who served in the Civil War from Clark County, Wisconsin. After the war, veterans from many other counties and states came to Clark County. If you are looking for your Civil War Ancestor, look in our Index. We have over 500 names listed from the various census' and from the messages that have been posted on the Records Board. If we missed anyone, please email Allan Wessel and I will add them to the index. The information is provided free of charge for non-profit uses and may not be reposted on any other sites or copied without permission.
The Book Civil War Soldiers in the Heart of Clark Co., Wisconsin is a tribute to the civil war veterans from the heart of Clark County. The booklet is available by mail from Janet Schwarze.
Links to sections of this page
Index of Veterans Who Lived in Clark County.
This index includes all of the Civil War Veterans that are listed in various messages as well as those in the various 1885, 1890 and 1895 Census. If I have missed anyone please email me the information you have and I will update the index to include that person. If anyone has biographies, obituaries, etc. of any of the Veterans I would like to include them. Records Email to Allan Wessel and I will post them and add links to the index.
(Courtesy of the Greenwood, WI Public Library)
GRAND ARMY OF REPUBLIC, 30 MAY 1907
From left, top row: William Oelig, Unit Unknown; Pascal Wallis, 47th Inf
Reg, Co K; unknown Soldier; John Scovel, 49th Inf Reg, Co D; John Foust, 44th
Inf Reg; John McCarty, 14th Inf Reg; Tom Vine, 14th Inf Reg, Co I..
Lower row: John Booth, 27th Inf Reg, Co G; Jess Crane, Unit Unknown; Paul Rossman 9th Inf Reg, Co A; Charles Richelieu, Unit Unknown; Charles Cummings, 30th Inf Reg, Co C.
Newspaper Article - Aug 1953 Image
Newspaper Article Company I - Aug 1953Image
Newspaper Article from Thorp Courier1892 Gar Annual Meeting
Newspaper Article 1893 Gar Annual Meeting
Clark County Press Article on CW Tribute Transcribed by Delores Mohr Kenyon
Photo Album of the July 4th Event Photos Courtesy of: Carol Mitte, Crystal Wendt, June (Braun) & Jack Whittwer, Ken Wood
Video of the July 4th Thorp Event from WEAU-TV, Eau Claire, WI
Thorp Area Resident CW Soldiers Dedication, July 4, 2006
18th Wisconsin Inf History & Notes
History of Clark County Regiments 1918 Article
1903 Civil War Veterans Reunion Article from Neillsville Newspaper. Transcribed by Ken Wood
If you can identify any of the men in this photo, please email Allan Wessel the information. I would like to put names to the faces. The photo is from the Loyal Tribune's Loyal Centennial 1870-1970.
Civil War Battle Site Pictures
This is an excellent site with over 4,000 pictures of various Civil War Battle Fields. Civil War Album is well designed and easy to use. It will take you on tours of many Civil War Sites that the author has visited.
WI Civil War Links
The History of the Civil War Suggested by students of NCPC Charter School
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