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About Bill Adams
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Ive born in a farm in greenbay, Wisconsin in 1839. Been a farmer until the breakout of the american civil war. Where i enlisted as private the 5th may. I fought to both theaters: eastern and western partecipated to the battle of Antietam,Shiloh,siege of vicksburg,Chikamauga Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville,Gettysburg, Wilderness,Spotsilvanya court house, Cold Harbor,the atlanta campaign,peninsula campaign , Chattanooga campaign and Bull run.During the war Ive been promoted first to sergeant then lieutenant,captain, major,and colonel.Ive commanded the 5th Wisconsin volunteer infantry regiment.After civil war ive joined the 7th cavalry regiment and ive fought in the indian wars: Sioux and apache wars, and in the battles of the rosebud,sand creek, washita river,little big horn and slim buttes. Ive resigned from the army the 7th november 1885. After that ive moved back to Wisconsin, in the city of Janesville where ive become a lawman and the city marshal.Ive married Elizabeth Adams and we had 3 sons 2 males and 1 female.


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