Private Thomas L. Dobson, Company I.


Notes for SARAH EMILY "EMMA" EWING:
1923 May [sic] 26, Widow Claim, Emma E. DOBSON, Application No. 1205514, Certificate No. 936,781, Wisc.
1862 June 28, Thomas L. DOBSON, Invalid Claim 1,325, Certificate No. 302,178
Service: Co. I, 12 Wis. Inf; Co. H, 46 Wis. Inf.

Notes for THOMAS L. DOBSON:
        Civil War Database: Thomas L. DOBSON, residence Forest, enlisted 23 Sept 1861 as Private, I Company, 12th WI Infantry Regiment, discharged on disability, 9 May 1862. Source, Roster of Wisconsin Volunteers: War of the Rebellion (WI Roster), published by ___, 1886.
        12th Wisconsin Infantry Regiment organized at Madison, WI, Oct. 18 to Dec. 13, 1861. Left State for Fort Leavenworth, KS, Jan. 11, 1862. At Weston, MO, until Feb. 15. Reach Fort Leavenworth Feb. 16. Attached to Dept. of Kansas to June 1862. District of Columbus, KY, Dept. of the Tennessee, to October 1862. . . .
        SERVICE--March from Fort Leavenworth to Fort Scott, KS, March 1-7, 1862, and duty there until March 27. Ordered to Lawrence, KS, March 27, thence to Fort Riley April 20 and to Fort Leavenworth May 27. [THOMAS DOBSON discharged on disability, May 9, 1862]. . . . Surrender of Johnston and his army. March to Washington, DC, via Richmond, VA, April 29-May 19, 1865. Grand Review May 24. Moved to Louisville, KY, June. Mustered out July 20, 1865.
        Regiment lost during service 3 officers and 93 enlisted killed or mortally wounded; 3 officers and 224 enlisted by disease; total 323. --Fredrick H. Dyer, Dyer's Compendium of the War of the Rebellion (Cedar Rapids, IA: Torch Press, 1908; reprint Broadfoot Publishing, Morningside Press, 1994). http://www.public.usit.net/mruddy/dyer.htm
        1862 June 28, Thomas L. DOBSON, Invalid Claim 1,325, Certificate No. 302,178 Service: Co. I, 12 Wis. Inf; Co. H, 46 Wis. Inf. 1923 May [sic] 26, Widow Claim, Emma E. DOBSON, Application No. 1205514, Certificate No. 936,781, Wisc

        Civil War Database: Thomas L. DOBSON, residence Forest, enlisted 11 Feb 1865 as Corporal, H Company, 46th WI Infantry Regiment, mustered out at Nashville, TN, 27 Sept 1865. Source, Roster of Wisconsin Volunteers: War of the Rebellion (WI Roster), published by ___, 1886.
        46th Wisconsin Infantry Regiment organized at Madison, WI, and mustered in March 2, 1865. Moved to Louisville, KY, March 5-10, thence to Athens, AL, April 22-24. Attached to 2nd Brigade, 1st Sub-District, District of Middle Tennessee, Dept. of the Cumberland.
        SERVICE.--Duty along line of the Nashville & Decatur Railroad until Sept. Mustered out Sept. 27, 1865. Lost during service 20 enlisted by disease. --Dyer's Compendium.

1870 Richland Co., WI, census, p.--
1880 Richland Co., WI, census, p.--
1890 Richland Co., WI, Veteran's Schedule, p.3, E.D.176, Forest Twp.
1900 Richland Co., WI, census, p.--

Children of SARAH EWING and THOMAS DOBSON are:
i. JASON/JOHN4 DOBSON, b. ca. 1870.
ii. EMILY/ALICE DOBSON, b. ca. 1872.
iii. GUY DOBSON, b. ca. 1874. d. August 28, 1942; recorded Book 14B, p.145, Register of Deeds, Richland Co., WI. http://www.rootsweb.com/~wirichla/deadintro.htm

iv. UNNAMED GIRL DOBSON, b. June 8, 1882, Forest Twp., Richland Co., WI; d. June 8, 1882, Richland Co., WI (buried Old Hopewell Ridge Cemetery).

Information by: Wilene Smith