WILLIAM HAUSER


From History of Dane County, Wisconsin, publ. by Western Historical Company, Chicago, 1880, page 998-999

WILLIAM HAUSER, grocer; was born in Zurich, Switzerland, Sept. 11, 1835, he came to America in 1854; in the same year he went to New Glarus, Green Co., Wis., where he remained a little more than a year, then for two and a half years lived in Sauk City, afterward for two years lived in Chicago, then went to Iowa, and was on a farm for three years; in 1862, he went to Milwaukee and had a situation as bar-tender; in August 1862, he enlisted in Co. C, 24th W.V.I.; he was in the battles of Perryville, Murfreesboro, Chickamauga, Resaca, Missionary Ridge, Franklin, and Nashville. Mr. H. was wounded at Resaca, and again at the last battle of Nashville was wounded in right side and left leg; was mustered out in 1865. April 24, 1872, he was married in Sauk City, to Miss Sophia BILLETER; they have two children - Alvina, born Dec. 24, 1873, and Arnold, Dec. 4, 1876. Mr. H. belongs to the Protestant Church.


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