Arthur D Wilson


BirthJan. 15, 1846
DeathDec. 5, 1933
CemeteryAinsworth (Ainsworth)
PostAinsworth (Ainsworth)
Unit141st Illinois Infantry, Company B

Corporal Arthur D Wilson

Company B, 141st Illinois Infantry (100 days/1864)

Wilson was born on January 15, 1846. He was residing in Batavia (Kane County), Illinois when he enlisted as a corporal on May 16, 1864. Wilson was mustered on June 16, 1864 and served until October 10, 1864. He was discharged at Chicago.

The 141st Illinois Infantry was organized at Elgin, Illinois for 100 days on June 16, 1864. It was assigned to Columbus, Kentucky and performed garrison duty until October 1864. The regiment was mustered out on October 10, 1864.

Wilson died on December 5, 1933 at the age of 87 years. He is buried in the Ainsworth Cemetery in Ainsworth (Brown County), Nebraska. Wilson was a member of the Ainsworth Post (#171) of the Grand Army of the Republic in Ainsworth.

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Note: Veteran bios were compiled and written by Dean Podoll.


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