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13th Independent Battery Wisconsin Light Artillery

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Country  United States
Branch  Artillery
Disbanded  July 20, 1865
Allegiance  Union
Engagements  American Civil War
13th Independent Battery Wisconsin Light Artillery
Active  December 29, 1863 – July 20, 1865

The 13th 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 13th Independent Battery was mustered into service at Milwaukee, Wisconsin, on December 29, 1863, and spent its entire service in garrisons at New Orleans, Louisiana, and Baton Rouge, Louisiana. The battery was mustered out on July 20, 1865.

Total strength and casualties

The 13th Independent Battery initially recruited 156 officers and men. An additional 32 men were recruited as replacements, for a total of 188 men.

The battery suffered 14 enlisted men who died of disease, for a total of 14 fatalities.

Commanders

  • Captain Richard R. Griffith
  • References

    13th Independent Battery Wisconsin Light Artillery Wikipedia


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