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The family of Wm. Donovan of Watertown has received a back pension of $4,000 for Mr. Donovan who is now at the Northern hospital. Donovan was a member of the 17th Wisconsin.
The Daily Northwestern, Oshkosh, WI 12 Oct 1885
Residence: Watertown, Wisconsin
Enlistment Date: 12 Oct 1861
Rank at enlistment: Private
State Served: Wisconsin
Survived the War
Service Record: Enlisted in Company D, Wisconsin 17th Infantry Regiment on 10 Dec 1861.
Mustered out on 14 Jul 1865 at Louisville, KY.
Roster of Wisconsin Volunteers: War of the Rebellion