b. 7-19-1827 Montague,Mass. d. 8-27-1902 Sauk Co,Wi.
married Arzeial THAYER b. 1-5-1831 Mass. d. 1-5-1902 Sauk Co.Wi.
Flora PORTER, Mett PORTER ,
Carey PORTER ( married Shum LUCE )
Ella PORTER b.1859 d.6-12-1884(25 yrs.old) Russell PORTER ,
Harrison PORTER .Herbert PORTER ,Alonzo PORTER'
Chester C.PORTER b. 1867 d.1944,
Hiram PORTER b.6-28-1865 d.8-29-1908 married ?
Brothers of Wallace PORTER
Harrison PORTER b.1824 d.5-27-1892
married Elizabeth THAYER b. d. 1-10-1903
Harvey PORTER ,Herbert PORTER ,
Hiram PORTER b. 1843 d. 8-20-1862
Old Town Landing,Ark. Co. H 11th Reg. Inf.Wi.
is Dyers Compendium on the 11th Wisconsin Infantry.
11th REGIMENT INFANTRY.
Organized at Madison, Wis., and mustered in October 18, 1861. Ordered to
St. Louis, Mo., November 19, thence to Sulphur Springs and duty there and
by detachments along Iron Mountain Railroad till March, 1862. Attached to
Dept. of Missouri to March, 1862. District of Southeast Missouri, Dept. of
Missouri, May, 1862. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, Army of Southwest Missouri,
Dept. of Missouri, to July, 1862. District of Eastern Arkansas, Dept. of
Missouri, to October, 1862. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, District of
Southeast Missouri, Dept. of Missouri, to March 1863. 2nd Brigade, 14th
Division, 13th Army Corps, Army, of the Tennessee, to July, 1863. 2nd
Brigade, 1st Division, 13th Army Corps, Army of the Tennessee, to August,
1863, and Dept. of the Gulf to May, 1864. District of La Fourche, Dept. of
the Gulf, to February, 1865. 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, 16th Army Corps
(New), <dy_1678> Military Division West Mississippi, to September, 1865.
SERVICE.--Ordered to Pilot Knob, Mo., March 12, 1862, thence moved to
Reeve's Station, Black River, March 23-27, and to White River April 19.
March to Batesville, Ark., thence to Helena, Ark., May 25-July 13. Hill's
Plantation, Cache River, July 7. Moved to Oldtown July 26 and duty there
till September 20. Expedition after cotton July 30-August 4. Action at
Totten's Plantation, near Oldtown, August 2 (Cos. "C," "E," "G," "H," "I"
and "K"). Moved to Sugar Point September 20, thence to Pilot Knob, Mo.,
October 3, and duty there till November 2. Railroad guard and patrol duty
at Patterson, Van Buren, West Plains and Middlebrook till March, 1863.
Ordered to Helena, Ark., March 11, thence to Milliken's Bend, La. Movement
on Bruinsburg and turning Grand Gulf April 25-30. Battle of Port Gibson May
1 (Reserve). Battle of Champion's Hill May 16. Big Black River May 17.
Siege of Vicksburg, Miss., May 18-July 4. Assaults on Vicksburg May 19 and
22. Advance on Jackson, Miss., July 4-10. Siege of Jackson July 10-17.
Ordered to Dept. of the Gulf August 13. Duty at Carrollton, Breasher City
and Berwick till October. Western Louisiana Campaign October 3-November 10.
Expedition to New Iberia October 3-6, and to Vermillionville Bayou October
8-30. Moved to Berwick City November 10. Expedition to Brazos Santiago,
Texas, November 17-23. Duty at Matagorda Bay and Indianola till February,
1864. Regiment veteranized January, 1864, and remustered February 13. On
furlough February 14-April 25. Moved to Memphis, Tenn., April 25-29.
Sturgis' Expedition through Western Tennessee and Northern Mississippi May
2-9. Moved to Carrollton, La., May 11-15, thence to Brashear City May 19,
and post and outpost duty at that point till February, 1865. Company "D"
detached to Bayou Louis May 26, 1864; Company "E" to Tigerville May 31,
1864. Company "K" detached to Tigerville June 6; rejoined Regiment June 23.
Companies "D" and "E" rejoined Regiment July 20. Expedition to Bayou Long
June 30 (Cos. "A," "G" and "I"). Expedition to Grand Lake June 25 (Co.
"F"). Expedition to Grand Lake July 27 (Cos. "E," "D" and "K"). Expedition
to Grand River September 8 (Cos. "B" and "G") and again September 13 (Cos.
"A," "C," "H" and "I"). Expedition to Grand River September 26-30.
Nonveterans mustered out October 25, 1864. Expedition to Belle River
October 22-24. Expedition to Bayou Portage November 17-19. Lake Fausse
River November 18. Bayou La Fourche, Ash Bayou, November 18-19. Expedition
from Brashear City to Bayou Sorrel January 21-22, 1865 (Co. "D").
Expedition from Brashear City to Lake Verret February 10-11 (Detachment).
Moved to New Orleans, La., February 26. Campaign against Mobile and its
Defences March 17-April 12. Siege of Spanish Fort and Fort Blakely March
26-April 8. Assault and capture of Fort Blakely April 9. Occupation of
Mobile April 12. March to Montgomery April 13-25 and duty there till July.
Moved to Mobile July 23 and duty there till September. Mustered out
September 5, 1865.
Regiment lost during service 6 Officers and 80 Enlisted men killed and
mortally wounded and 4 Officers and 253 Enlisted men by disease. Total 373.
If he was hospitalized at Old Town Landing , then the battle where he was
mortally wounded was probably Totten's Plantation in Coahoma County,
Mississippi, a skirmish which occurred on August 2, 1862. An earlier battle
was called Hill's Planatation, Cache River, July 7, 1862, which might als
have landed him at Old Town.
5.DANIEL PORTER d.2-11-1907 age 71 yrs..
His wife Mary BRADFORD THAYER
b. 10-5-1829 d. 6-21-1927
JULIA THAYER PORTER
Dau. of Danial PORTER and Mary THAYER
b. 7-6-1862 d. 5-26-1926
married Emerson LOOMIS
Their son Daniel Wren LOOMIS
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