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4th Independent Battery Wisconsin Light Artillery

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Country  United States
Branch  Artillery
Allegiance  Union
4th Independent Battery Wisconsin Light Artillery
Active  October 10, 1861 to July 3, 1865
Engagements  Battle of Drury's Bluff Siege of Petersburg Battle of New Market Heights Battle of Fair Oaks Battle of Five Forks

The 4th 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 4th Independent Battery was mustered into service at Racine, Wisconsin on October 10, 1861.

The battery was mustered out on July 3, 1865.

Total strength and casualties

The 4th Independent Battery initially recruited 151 officers and men. An additional 100 men were recruited as replacements, for a total of 251 men.

The battery suffered 3 enlisted men killed in action or died of wounds and 22 enlisted men who died of disease, for a total of 25 fatalities.

Commanders

  • Captain John F. Vallee
  • Captain George B. Easterly
  • Captain Dorman L. Noggle
  • References

    4th Independent Battery Wisconsin Light Artillery Wikipedia


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