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1st Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry Regiment (3 Years)

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Allegiance  Union
Branch  Infantry
1st Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry Regiment (3 Years)
Active  October 19, 1861 – October 13, 1864
Country  United States of America
Engagements  Battle of Perryville Battle of Stone's River Tullahoma Campaign Battle of Chickamauga Siege of Chattanooga Atlanta Campaign Battle of Kennesaw Mountain

The 1st Regiment Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry (3 Year) was an infantry regiment that served in the Union Army during the American Civil War.

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Service

The 1st Wisconsin was raised at Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and was mustered into federal U.S. service on October 19, 1861. The new regiment was recruited by Colonel Starkweather of the original 1st Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry Regiment (3 Months) after that regiment was mustered out of service.

The regiment was mustered out on October 13, 1864.

Total enlistments and casualties

The 1st Wisconsin Infantry initially mustered 945 men and later recruited an additional 563 men, for a total of 1508 men. The regiment suffered 6 officers and 151 enlisted men killed in action or who later died of their wounds, plus another 1 officer and 142 enlisted men who died of disease, for a total of 300 fatalities.

Commanders

  • Colonel John C. Starkweather - August 21, 1861 to July 17, 1863
  • Colonel George B. Bingham - December 18, 1863, to October 13, 1864
  • References

    1st Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry Regiment (3 Years) Wikipedia


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