The Last Soldier Project: Marathon County, Wis.
Henry P. Volhard
Mr. and Mrs. Henry Volhard
Mrs. and Mrs. Henry Volhard

(Obituary from The Appleton Post Crescent, 29 April 1939)

Henry P. Volhard, 94, last Civil War Veteran in Marathon County, died at the farm home of a son in the Town of Marathon yesterday. He was wounded three times in the Battle of the Wilderness in Virginia in 1862.

Volhard served for two years as a Sergeant in the 5th New York Infantry, having enlisted on Oct. 20, 1861, and was mustered out on Oct. 15, 1863.

Information Sources:
Appleton Post Crescent - Saturday, 29 April 1939, Pg 1

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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