|Birth||Aug. 25, 1843|
|Death||March 17, 1931|
|Unit||15th Illinois Infantry, Company B|
Private John W Wilson
Company B, 15th Illinois Infantry
Wilson was born in Canada on August 25, 1843. He was living in Belvidere (Boone County), Illinois when he enlisted and was mustered in the regiment on September 24, 1861. Wilson served about 11 months and was discharged due to disability on August 21, 1862.
Wilson died on March 17, 1931 at the age of 87 years. He is buried in the Greenwood Cemetery in Hansen (Adams County), Nebraska. Wilson was a member of the Clearwater Post (#222) of the Grand Army of the Republic in Clearwater.
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Note: Veteran bios were compiled and written by Dean Podoll.