About the Author Lucius Fairchild was born on December 27, 1831 in Portage County, Ohio. Fairchild was living in Madison, Wisconsin when he enlisted as a Captain in the 1st Wisconsin Infantry Field and Staff. He was mustered into service on April 20, 1861 at the age of 29. On August 5, he was discharged for promotion into the 16th …
Madison Wisconsin April 23 1888 Dear Col Meade I have sent your letter to Col Steven’s widow at Fox Lake Wis + hope she will send you the desired photograph. I hope that you are very well and very happy Faithfully yours Lucius Fairchild
Racini October 17 1864. The Secretary of State will please draw his Warrant on the State Treasurer in favor of John H Anderson for amount of Extra Pay due him, as provided by law. Maggie Anderson
No. 341 Commissioner’s Office Madison, Wis., Jany 14 1864 The sum of One Hundred Dollars having been paid to the State Treasurer by David McCormack being in full payment of the amount due on University Land Certificate No. 23
Head Quarters 2nd Wis. Vols June 1st 1863 Sir I respectfully transmit herewith the Return of the 2nd Regiment Wis. Vols. for the month of May 1863 I have the honor to be Your ob’t Servt L. Fairchild Col. comdg. 2nd Wis Vols.