Pvt John Kruse
John Kruse name: Kruse, John
aka:  Kruss, John 
Rank: Pvt 
Branch: Union 
Regiment: Co. K, 44th Regiment, Wisconsin Infantry
Cemetery: Oakhill Cemetery, Janesville, Rock, Wisconsin 
Sec-plot: 99-14-7 
Service: 2/15/1865 - 8/25/1865
Birth: 74 yr
Death: 10/29/1919
Notes:  
 
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  44th Regiment, Wisconsin Infantry1

Organized at Madison, Wis., by Companies October-November, 1864, and ordered to Nashville, Tenn., as fast as completed. Companies "A," "B," "C," "D" and "F" reached Nashville during October and November. Battle of Nashville December 15-16. Attached to Post and Defences of Nashville till March, 1865. Paducah, Ky., Dept. of Kentucky, to August, 1865.

SERVICE.-Garrison and guard duty at Nashville, Tenn., till March, 1865. Regimental organization completed February, 1865. Ordered to
Paducah, Ky., April 3, and duty there till August. Mustered out August 28, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 1 Officer and 57 Enlisted men by disease. Total 58.

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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