Pvt John H.C. Spence
John H.C. Spence name: Spence, John H.C.
aka:  Spencer, John H.C. 
Rank: Pvt 
Branch: Union 
Regiment: Co. I, 51st Regiment, Wisconsin Infantry
Cemetery: Oakhill Cemetery, Janesville, Rock, Wisconsin 
Service: 3/22/1865 - 5/6/1865
Birth: abt 1834 England
Death: 5/1/1886 Rock, Wisconsin
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  51st Regiment, Wisconsin Infantry1

Organized at Camp Washburn, Milwaukee, Wis., March 20-April 29, 1865. (Cos. "G," "H," "I" and "K" did not leave the State and were mustered out May 6, 1865.) Moved to St. Louis, Mo., May, 1865, and assigned to duty at St. Louis, Warrensburg and along Pacific Railroad from Hilden to Pleasant Hill May to August. Company "A" at Crawford River; "B" at Carondelet; "C" and "D" at Kingville; "E" and "F" at Pleasant Hill. Mustered out at Madison, Wis., August 16-30, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 16 by disease.

1 Source: National Park Service, Soldiers and Sailors System; "A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion" by Frederick H. Dyer,Cosmas; An Army for Empire : The United States Army in the Spanish American War by A. Graham, (Shippensburg, PA: White Mane Publishing Co., 1993).

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