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11th Independent Battery Wisconsin Light Artillery

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Allegiance  Union
Branch  Artillery
11th Independent Battery Wisconsin Light Artillery
Active  February 22, 1862 – February 1862
Country  United States of America

The 11th Independent Battery Wisconsin Light Artillery, was an artillery battery that served in the Union Army during the American Civil War.

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Service

The 11th Independent Battery was mustered into service at Madison, Wisconsin, on February 22, 1862. Later in the month it was transferred to Illinois service as Battery "L," 1st Illinois Light Artillery.

Total strength and casualties

The 11th Independent Battery initially recruited 87 officers and men. An additional 8 men were recruited as replacements, for a total of 95 men.

The battery suffered 3 enlisted men killed in action or died of their wounds and 2 enlisted men who died of disease or accident, for a total of 5 fatalities.

Commanders

  • Captain John Rourke
  • References

    11th Independent Battery Wisconsin Light Artillery Wikipedia


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