Portrait of William Wakenshaw, 1861-1865. Owosso. Entered service in company H, Fifth Infantry, at organization, as First Lieutenant, June 19, 1861, at Fort Wayne, for 3 years, age 25. Commissioned June 19, 1861. Mustered Aug. 28, 1861. Commissioned Captain June 1, 1862. Mustered June 1, 1862. Wounded in action at Wilderness, Va., May 6, 1864. Right arm amputated. Discharged Nov. 6, 1864. Captain, Eighteenth Regiment, Veteran Reserve Corps, Nov. 7, 1864. Mustered out Nov. 13, 1865. In battles of Yorktown, Williamsburg, Fair Oaks, Peach Orchard, Malvern Hill, Glendale, Manassas, Chantilly, Fredericksburg, Cedars, Chancellorsville, Gettysburg, Wapping Heights, Auburn, Kelly's Ford, Locust Grove and Mine Run.(Descriptive Roll Fifth Michigan Volunteers).