Civil War Archive
Pvt. Elias Jacobus H/8th Inf. Born New Jersey
Age 34, married, blues eyes, brown hair, light complexion, 6’0″, a carpenter. Enlisted January 4th 1864 at Oregon, Wisconsin by Sgt. Ellsworth for 3 years, mustered in March 18th 1864, Madison, Wisconsin. Detached service with division Pioneer Corps since June 1864, mustered out with company September 5th 1865 at Demopolis, Alabama.
Larsen, Richard N. (2006). Oregon Wisconsin and the Civil War 1861-1866, Part One: The Men, for the Oregon Historical Society, p. 11.