The Last Soldier Project: Fond du Lac County, Wis.
Albert Pride

(Obituary from The Sheboygan Press, 27 January 1941)

Death took Albert Pride, 93, Fond du Lac County's last Civil War veteran, on Saturday, January 25, 1941. A native of Brandon, Pride enlisted at Dover, Wis., when he was 15 years old. He was mustered in as a private in Company D, 12th Wisconsin Infantry on 4 October 1864 and later took part in Sherman's famous march to the sea. He was mustered out on 16 July 1865. Pride operated cabinet making shops in Ripon and Madison before coming here where the title of honorary mayor was conferred upon him.

Information Sources:
Sheboygan Press, Monday, 27 January 1941, Pg 7
Roster of Wisconsin Volunteers: War of the Rebellion

Researched and submitted by Bro. Vince Barker

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Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War
Department of Wisconsin


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