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|Pvt. Erastus B. Whitmore||B/11th Inf.||Born New York State|
Age 26, single, blue eyes, brown hair, light complexion, 5’8”, a farmer Enlisted September 27th 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin by Eri S. Oakley for three years, mustered in September 30th 1861 Madison, Wisconsin.Veteran Volunteer January 4th 1864 at Indianola, Texas, mustered out September 4th 1865 at Mobile, Alabama.
Participated in actions at Bayou Cache, Arkansas, Port Gibson, Champion’s Hill, Black River Bridge, siege of Vicksburg, Siege of Jackson, Mississippi, siege and charge at Fort Blakely, Alabama.
Larsen, Richard N. (2006). Oregon Wisconsin and the Civil War 1861-1866, Part One: The Men, for the Oregon Historical Society, p. 14-15.