Wild Rose Historical Society receives presentation on area Civil War soldiers

The Wild Rose Historical Society received a PowerPoint presentation on Waushara County area participants in the Civil War during its March 25 meeting.

Waushara County was well represented in the Civil War, including but not limited to: Captain Edward Saxe—the first officer to be killed at Shiloh; Sgt. John D. Jones, Thomas McKeague, John Hart, George Wilcox, Robert H. Jones, Robert G. Roberts, Ebenezer Williams, Rev. Daniel Thomas, Robert W. Jones, Evan Owens, Andrew Horton, William H. Bailey, Horace Currier, Chauncey W. Hursh, William J. Hursh, John N. Pease, Augustus S. Rogers, Thomas Hart, Thomas G. Bacon, James W. Husch, John Robert Jeffers, Samuel Jeffers, Milan Jeffers, John Jones, Joseph E. Milliken, Thomas Protheroe, David J. Reese, Michael Murty, John E. Davies (Pvt. Sgt. 1st Lt.), William Eaton, David E. Evans, August Strey, Daniel Davis, Evan H. Owens, Andrew Dalziel, Andrew Olson, Ole B. Olson, Warren Rice, David Wilson, Tom Stewart, Henry S. Edwards, Andrew Wilson, Robert D. Burseil, Jacob Testin, Joseph H. Bailey, James Patterson, Ceylon Lincoln—musician, Elisha Stewart, Richard E. Davis, John B. Woodward, Andrew Wilson, Peter Sleight, David N. Towne, John Phillips, Henry C. VanAirsdale, Thomas H. Patterson, Anon A. Anderson, and William Arveson.

It was reported that $312.50 was raised with Vicki Martin’s Women in the Civil War presentation given recently. Another fundraiser in the works for the historical society is a pie and ice cream social slated for June 28 on the museum grounds. Musical entertainment is lined up for the event, and society members signed up for making pies.

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