Union Regimental Histories

 

Wisconsin

 

Company "G" 1st Berdan Sharpshooters

Organized at Camp Randall, Wis. Left State for Wehawken September 19, 1861. Mustered in September 23. Moved to Washington, D.C., September 24-25. Duty in the Defenses of Washington until March, 1862. Moved to Fortress Monroe, Va., March 21. (See 1st United States Sharpshooters.)

1st Regiment Infantry (3 months)

Organized at Milwaukee, Wis., and mustered into State service April 27, 1861. Mustered into United States service May 17, 1861. Left State for Harrisburg, Pa., June 9. Attached to Abercrombie's 6th Brigade, Negley's 2nd Division, Patterson's Army. Camp at Hagerstown until June 29. Moved to Williamsport, Md., June 29-July 1. Action at Falling Waters July 2. Moved to Martinsburg July 3. Duty at Charlestown, Harper's Ferry and guarding fords of the Monocacy River until August. Edwards' Ferry, Md., July 29. Mustered out August 21, 1861.

1st Regiment Infantry (3 Years)

Organized at Camp Scott, Milwaukee, Wis., and mustered in October 19, 1861. Moved to Louisville, Ky., October 28-31, and duty there until November 14. Attached to Negley's 7th Brigade, Army of the Ohio, to December, 1861. 7th Brigade, 2nd Division, Army of the Ohio, to February, 1862. Negley's 7th Independent Brigade, Army of the Ohio, to August, 1862. 28th Brigade, 3rd Division. Army of the Ohio, to September, 1862. 28th Brigade, 3rd Division, 1st Army Corps, Army of the Ohio, to November, 1862. 3rd Brigade, 1st Division (Center), 14th Army Corps, Army of the Cumberland, to January, 1863. 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 14th Army Corps, Army of the Cumberland, to April, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 14th Army Corps, to October, 1863. 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 14th Army Corps, to October, 1864.

SERVICE.--Ordered to West Point, Ky., November 14, 1861; thence to Elizabethtown, Ky., December 3, and to Bacon Creek December 11. Moved to Munfordsville, Ky., December 17, and duty at Camp Wood until February, 1862. Advance on Bowling Green, Ky., and Nashville, Tenn., February 14-March 3. Duty at Nashville until March 29. Action on Granny White Pike, near Nashville, March 8. Moved to Columbia March 29-April 2. Moved to Bigley's Creek, and duty guarding railroad at bridges until May 3. Rogersville May 13. Expedition to Chattanooga May 28-June 17 (Cos. "A," "B," "G" and "K"). Chattanooga June 7-8. Moved to Huntsville, Ala., and duty there until August. (Part of Regiment at Columbia and Mooresville until August 18.) March to Nashville, Tenn., thence to Louisville, Ky., in pursuit of Bragg August 18-September 26. Pursuit of Bragg to Crab Orchard, Ky., October 1-16. Battle of Perryville, Ky., October 8. Guard duty at Mitchellsville until December 7. Advance on Murfreesboro December 26-30. Jefferson December 30. Battle of Stone's River December 30-31, 1862, and January 1-3, 1863. Duty at Murfreesboro until June. Expedition to McMinnville April 20-30. Middle Tennessee (or Tullahoma) Campaign June 23-July 7. Hoover's Gap June 24-26. Jones' Ford July 2. Occupation of Middle Tennessee until August 16. Passage of the Cumberland Mountains and Tennessee River and Chickamauga (Ga.) Campaign August 16-September 22. Davis Cross Roads, near Dug Gap, September 11. Battle of Chickamauga September 19-21. Rossville Gap September 21. Siege of Chattanooga September 24-November 23. Chattanooga-Ringgold Campaign November 23-27. Orchard Knob November 23-24. Mission Ridge November 25. Reconnaissance to Cooper's Gap November 30-December 3. Scout to Harrison and Ootlewah January 21, 1864 (Detachment). Demonstration on Dalton, Ga., February 22-27, 1864. Tunnel Hill, Buzzard's Roost Gap and Rocky Faced Ridge February 23-25. Atlanta (Ga.) Campaign May 1 to September 8. Demonstrations on Rocky Faced Ridge May 8-11. Battle of Resaca May 14-15. Advance on Dallas May 18-25. Operations on line of Pumpkin Vine Creek and battles about Dallas, New Hope Church and Allatoona Hills May 25-June 5. Pickett's Mills May 27. Operations about Marietta and against Kenesaw Mountain June 10-July 2. Pine Hill June 11-14. Lost Mountain June 15-17. Assault on Kenesaw June 27. Ruff's Station July 4. Chattahoochie River July 5-17. Peach Tree Creek July 19-20. Siege of Atlanta July 22-August 25. Utoy Creek August 5-7. Flank movement on Jonesboro August 25-30. Battle of Jonesboro August 31-September 1. Non-Veterans ordered to Nashville, Tenn., September 21. Veterans and Recruits transferred to 21st Wisconsin Infantry. Regiment mustered out October 13, 1864.

Regiment lost during service 6 Officers and 151 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 142 Enlisted men by disease. Total 300.

2nd Regiment Infantry

Organized at Madison, Wis., and mustered in June 11, 1861. Moved to Washington, D.C., June 20-25. Attached to Sherman's Brigade, Tyler's Division, McDowell's Army of Northeast Virginia, to August, 1861. Fort Corcoran, Division of the Potomac, to October, 1861. King's Brigade, McDowell's Division, Army of the Potomac, to March, 1862. 3rd Brigade, 3rd Division, 1st Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to April, 1862. 3rd Brigade, King's Division, Dept. of the Rappahannock, to June, 1862. 4th Brigade, 1st Division, 3rd Army Corps, Army of Virginia, to September, 1862. 4th Brigade, 1st Division, 1st Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to June, 1863. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 1st Army Corps, to March, 1864. 1st Brigade, 4th Division, 5th Army Corps, to August, 1864. 3rd Brigade, 3rd Division, 5th Army Corps, to September, 1864. 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 5th Army Corps, to October, 1864.

SERVICE.--Advance on Manassas, Va., July 16-21, 1861. Occupation of Fairfax Court House July 17. Action at Blackburn's Ford July 18. Battle of Bull Run July 21. Duty at Fort Corcoran, Defenses of Washington, D.C., until August 27. Camp at Meridian Hill and duty at Fort Tillinghast until March, 1862. Reconnaissance to Lewinsville, Va., September 25, 1861. (Co. "K" transferred to 1st Wisconsin Heavy Artillery December 9, 1861. A new Co. "K" organized December 20, 1861.) Advance on Manassas, Va., March 10-16, 1862. Advance to Falmouth March 18-April 23. Woodstock April 1. McDowell's advance on Richmond May 25-29. Operations against Jackson June 2-11. Reconnaissance to Orange Court House July 24-26. Expedition to Frederick's Hall Station and Spotsylvania Court House August 5-8. Thornburg's Mills or Massapona Church August 5-6. Pope's Campaign in Northern Virginia August 16-September 2. Fords of the Rappahannock August 21-23. Catlett's Station August 21. Gainesville August 28. Battles of Groveton August 29. Bull Run August 30. Chantilly September 1 (Reserve). Maryland Campaign September 6-22. Battles of South Mountain, Md., September 14, and Antietam, Md., September 16-17. At Sharpsburg, Md., until October 30. Advance to Falmouth, Va., October 30-November 22. Battle of Fredericksburg, Va., December 12-15. "Mud March" January 20-24, 1863. At Belle Plains until April 27. Expedition from Belle Plains into Westmoreland County March 25-29. Chancellorsville Campaign April 27-May 6. Operations at Pollock's Mill Creek April 29-May 2. Fitzhugh's Crossing April 29-30. Battle of Chancellorsville May 2-5. Operations on Northern Neck May 20-26. Brandy Station and Beverly Ford June 9. Gettysburg (Pa.) Campaign June 11-July 24. Battle of Gettysburg, Pa., July 1-3. Pursuit of Lee to Manassas Gap, Va., July 5-24. Duty on line of the Rappahannock and Rapidan until October. Bristoe Campaign October 9-22. Haymarket October 19. Advance to line of the Rappahannock November 7-8. Mine Run Campaign November 26-December 2. Campaign from the Rapidan to the James River May 3-June 15, 1864. Battles of the Wilderness May 5-7; Laurel Hill May 8; Spotsylvania May 8-12. Detached from Brigade May 11 and assigned to duty as Provost Guard, 4th Division, 5th Army Corps. Spotsylvania Court House May 12-21. Assault on the Salient May 12. North Anna River May 23-26. On line of the Pamunkey May 26-28. Totopotomoy May 28-31. Cold Harbor June 1-12. Non-Veterans ordered to Madison, Wis., June 11, and there mustered out July 2, 1864. Veterans and Recruits consolidated to a Battalion of two Companies and assigned to duty as Provost Guard at Headquarters, 4th Division, 5th Army Corps, until September. Before Petersburg June 16-18. Siege of Petersburg June 16 to November 30. Weldon Railroad August 18-21. Boydton Plank Road, Hatcher's Run, October 27-28. Battalion consolidated with 6th Wisconsin Infantry as Companies "G" and "H" November 30, 1864.

Regiment lost during service 10 Officers and 228 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 77 Enlisted men by disease. Total 315.

 

3rd Regiment Infantry

Organized at Fond du Lac, Wis., and mustered in June 19, 1861. Ordered to Hagerstown, Md., July 12; thence to Harper's Ferry, W. Va., July 18. Attached to Hamilton's Brigade, Patterson's Army, to October, 1861. Stiles' Brigade, Banks' Division, Army of the Potomac, to March, 1862. 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, Banks' 5th Army Corps, to April, 1862. 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, Dept. of the Shenandoah, to June, 1862. 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 2nd Corps, Army of Virginia, to September, 1862. 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 12th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to October, 1863, and Army of the Cumberland, to April, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 20th Army Corps, Army of the Cumberland, to July, 1865.

SERVICE.--Moved to Darnestown August 18, 1861; thence to Frederick, Md., September 12, and duty there until February 25, 1862. Action at Harper's Ferry, W. Va., October 11, 1861 (Cos. "A," "C" and "H"). Bolivar Heights October 16 (Cos. "A," "C" and "H"). March to Sandy Hook February 25, 1862. Occupation of Winchester, Va., March 12. Advance toward Manassas March 22-25. Battle of Winchester March 23 (Co. "A"). Advance from Strasburg to Woodstock and Edenburg April 1-2. Edenburg April 1-2. Operations in the Shenandoah Valley until June 17. Buckton Station May 23 (Co. "G"). Middletown and Newtown May 24. Winchester May 25. Retreat to Martinsburg May 26-June 6. Duty at Front Royal until July 6, and at Little Washington until August 6. Battle of Cedar Mountain August 9. Pope's Campaign in Northern Virginia August 16-September 2. Guard trains of the army during Battles of Manassas August 27-30. Maryland Campaign September 6-22. Battle of Antietam September 16-17. Duty at Maryland Heights until October 30, and in the Defenses of the Upper Potomac at Antietam Iron Works until December 10. March to Fairfax Station and duty there until January 3, 1863. Moved to Stafford Court House January. 18, and duty there until April 27. Chancellorsville Campaign April 27-May 6. Germania Ford April 29. Battle of Chancellorsville May 1-5. Brandy Station and Beverly Ford June 9. Gettysburg (Pa.) Campaign June 11-July 24. Battle of Gettysburg July 1-3. Pursuit of Lee to Manassas Gap, Va., July 5-24. Duty in New York during draft disturbances August 16-September 5. Movement to Bridgeport, Ala., September 24-October 3. At Stevenson, Ala., and Decherd, Tenn., guarding railroad until December. Regiment veteranized December 21, 1863. Veterans on furlough December 25, 1863, to February 9, 1864. At Fayetteville, Tenn., until April 28. Atlanta (Ga.) Campaign May 1 to September 8. Demonstrations on Rocky Faced Ridge May 8-11. Battle of Resaca May 14-15. Cassville May 19. New Hope Church May 25. Operations on line of Pumpkin Vine Creek and battles about Dallas, New Hope Church and Allatoona Hills May 25-June 5. Operations about Marietta and against Kenesaw Mountain June 10-July 2. Pine Hill June 11-14. Lost Mountain June 15-17. Gilgal or Golgotha Church June 15. Muddy Creek June 17. Noyes Creek June 19. Kolb's Farm June 22. Assault on Kenesaw Mountain June 27. Ruff's Station July 4. Chattahoochie River July 5-17. Peach Tree Creek July 19-20. Siege of Atlanta July 22-August 25. Operations at Chattahoochie River Bridge August 26-September 2. Occupation of Atlanta September 2-November 15. March to the sea November 15-December 10. Montieth Swamp December 9. Siege of Savannah December 10-21. Campaign of the Carolinas January to April, 1865. Robertsville, S.C., January 29. Taylor's Hole Creek, Averysboro, N. C., March 16. Battle of Bentonville March 19-21. Occupation of Goldsboro March 24. Advance on Raleigh April 10-14. Occupation of Raleigh April 14. Bennett's House April 26. Surrender of Johnston and his army. March to Washington, D.C., via Richmond, Va., April 29-May 19. Grand Review May 24. Moved to Louisville, Ky., June 11-16, and there mustered out July 18, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 9 Officers and 158 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 2 Officers and 113 Enlisted men by disease. Total 282.

4th Regiment Infantry

Organized at Racine, Wis., and mustered in July 2, 1861. Moved to Baltimore, Md., July 15-22. Designation changed to 4th Wisconsin Cavalry August 22, 1863. Service given under 4th Regiment Cavalry.

5th Regiment Infantry

Letter written by Private James Powers, Company D

Organized at Madison, Wis., and mustered in July 12, 1861. Ordered to Washington, D.C., July 24. Attached to King's Brigade, McDowell's Division, Army of the Potomac, to October, 1861. Hancock's Brigade, Smith's Division, Army of the Potomac, to March, 1862. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 4th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to May, 1862. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 6th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to February, 1863. Light Division, 6th Army Corps, to May, 1863. 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 6th Army Corps, to January, 1864. 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, 6th Army Corps, to February, 1864. 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 6th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to August. Army of the Shenandoah, Middle Military Division, to December, 1864, and Army of the Potomac to July, 1865.

SERVICE.--Camp on Meridian Hill until September 3, 1861. Detached to construct Fort Marcy on north bank of the Potomac. At Camp Griffin, near Washington, D. C., until March 9, 1862. Lewinsville, Va., September 10, 1861. (Cos. "B," "C" and "G"). Reconnaissance to Lewinsville September 25. March to Flint Hill March 9, 1862, thence to near Alexandria March 16, and moved to Fortress Monroe March 23-25. Reconnaissance to Warwick Court House March 27. Advance from Newport News to Warwick River and toward Yorktown April 4-5. Siege of Yorktown April 5-May 4. Reconnaissance toward Yorktown April 16. Lee's Mills, Burnt Chimneys, April 16. Battle of Williamsburg May 5. Duty at White House until May 18. March to near Richmond May 24 and picket duty on the Chickahominy until June 5. Seven days before Richmond June 25-July 1. Garnett's Farm June 27. Savage Station June 29. White Oak Swamp and Glendale June 30. Malvern Hill July 1. At Harrison's Landing until August 16. Moved to Alexandria August 16-24, thence march to Centreville August 29-30. Maryland Campaign September 6-22. Sugar Loaf Mountain September 10-11. Crampton's Pass, South Mountain, September 14. Battle of Antietam September 16-17. At Williamsport September 18-22. Expedition to intercept Stuart's Cavalry October 11. At Hagerstown October 13-31. March to Aquia Creek November 3-18. Battle of Fredericksburg, Va., December 12-15. At White Oak Church until April, 1863. "Mud March" January 20-24. Chancellorsville Campaign April 27-May 6. Operations about Franklin's Crossing April 29-May 2. Maryes Heights, Fredericksburg, May 3. Salem Heights May 3-4. Banks' Ford May 4. Gettysburg (Pa.) Campaign June 11-July 24. Battle of Gettysburg, Pa., July 2-4. Near Fairfield, Pa., July 5. About Funkstown, Md., July 10-13. Detached duty at New York, Albany and Troy August-September during draft disturbances. Bristoe Campaign October 9-22. Advance to line of the Rappahannock November 7-8. Rappahannock Station November 7. Mine Run Campaign November 26-December 2. Duty at Brandy Station until April, 1864. Campaign from the Rapidan to the James River May 4-June 15. Battles of the Wilderness May 5-7; Spotsylvania May 8-12; Spotsylvania Court House May 12-21. Assault on the Salient, "Bloody Angle," May 12. North Anna River May 23-26. On line of the Pamunkey May 26-28. Totopotomoy May 28-31. Cold Harbor June 1-12. Before Petersburg June 17-18. Siege of Petersburg until July 9. Weldon Railroad June 22-23. Moved to Washington, D.C., July 9-12. Repulse of Early's attack on Washington July 12. Non-veterans ordered to Wisconsin July 16 and mustered out August 3, 1864. Veterans consolidated to a Battalion of three Companies. Sheridan's Shenandoah Valley Campaign August 7-November 28. Battle of Opequan, Winchester, September 19. Provost duty at Winchester, Va., and at Cedar Creek, Va., until December. Seven new companies organized September, 1864, and left State for Winchester, Va., October 2. At Alexandria until October 20, then Joined Regiment at Cedar Creek. Moved to Petersburg, Va., October 1-4. Siege of Petersburg December 4, 1864, to April 2, 1865. Dabney's Mills, Hatcher's Run, February 5-7, 1865. Appomattox Campaign March 28-April 9. Assault on and fall of Petersburg April 2. Pursuit of Lee April 3-9. Sailor's Creek April 6. Appomattox Court House April 9. Surrender of Lee and his army. March to Danville April 23-27, thence to Richmond, Va., and Washington, D.C., May 18-June 2. Corps Review June 8. Mustered out June 24 (three Companies) and July 11, 1865 (Regiment).

Regiment lost during service 15 Officers and 180 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 2 Officers and 132 Enlisted men by disease. Total 329.

6th Regiment Infantry

Organized at Camp Randall, Madison, Wis., and mustered in July 16, 1861. Left State for Washington, D. C., July 28. At Harrisburg, Pa., until August 3, then moved to Washington. Attached to King's Brigade, McDowell's Division, Army of the Potomac, to March, 1862. 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 1st Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to April, 1862. 3rd Brigade, King's Division, Dept. of the Rappahannock, to June, 1862. 4th Brigade, 1st Division, 3rd Army Corps, Army of Virginia, to September, 1862. 4th Brigade, 1st Division, 1st Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to June, 1863. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 1st Army Corps, to March, 1864. 1st Brigade, 4th Division. 5th Army Corps, to August, 1864. 3rd Brigade, 3rd Division, 5th Army Corps, to September, 1864. 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 5th Army Corps, to July, 1865.

SERVICE.--Camp on Meridian Hill and duty in the Defenses of Washington, D.C., until March, 1862. Advance on Manassas, Va., March 10-16. Advance to Falmouth April 9-19. Duty at Falmouth and Fredericksburg until August. McDowell's advance on Richmond March 25-29. Operations against Jackson June 2-11. Reconnaissance to Orange Court House July 24-27. Reconnaissance to Frederick's Hall Station and Spotsylvania Court House August 5-8. Thornburg's Mills (or Massaponax Church) August 5-6. Battle of Cedar Mountain August 9. Pope's Campaign in Northern Virginia August 16-September 2. Fords of the Rappahannock August 21-23. Action at Gainesville August 28. Battles of Groveton August 29; Bull Run August 30; Chantilly September 1 (Reserve). Maryland Campaign September 6-22. Battles of South Mountain, Md., September 14; Antietam September 16-17. At Sharpsburg until October 30. Advance to Falmouth, Va., October 30-November 22. Battle of Fredericksburg December 12-15. "Mud March" January 20-24, 1863. At Belle Plain until April 27. Expedition to Heathville February 12-14. Chancellorsville Campaign April 27-May 6. Operations at Pollock's Mill Creek April 29-May 2. Fitzhugh's Crossing April 29-30. Battle of Chancellorsville May 2-5. Gettysburg (Pa.) Campaign June 11-July 24. Battle of Gettysburg, Pa., July 1-3. Pursuit of Lee to Manassas Gap, Va., July 5-24. Duty on line of the Rappahannock and Rapidan until October. Bristoe Campaign October 9-22. Haymarket October 19. Advance to line of the Rappahannock November 7-8. Mine Run Campaign November 26-December 2. Campaign from the Rapidan to the James River May 4-June 15, 1864. Battles of the Wilderness May 5-7; Laurel Hill May 8; Spotsylvania May 8-12; Spotsylvania Court House May 12-21. Assault on the Salient, "Bloody Angle," May 12. North Anna River May 23-26. Jericho Ford May 23. On line of the Totopotomoy May 28-31. Cold Harbor June 1-12. Bethesda Church June 1-3. Before Petersburg June 16-18. Siege of Petersburg June 16, 1864, to April 2, 1865. Weldon Railroad August 18-21, 1864. Boydton Road, Hatcher's Run, October 27-28. Dabney's Mills, Hatcher's Run, February 5-7, 1865. Appomattox Campaign March 28-April 9. Lewis Farm, near Gravelly Run, March 29. Boydton and White Oak Roads March 30-31. Five Forks April 1. Fall of Petersburg April 2. Pursuit of Lee April 3-9. Appomattox Court House April 9. Surrender of Lee and his army. March to Washington, D.C., May. Grand Review May 23. Moved to Louisville, Ky., June 17. Mustered out July 2, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 16 Officers and 228 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 112 Enlisted men by disease. Total 357.

7th Regiment Infantry

Organized at Madison, Wis., and mustered in September 2, 1861. Left State for Washington, D.C., September 21. Attached to King's Brigade, McDowell's Division, Army of the Potomac, to March, 1862. 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 1st Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to April, 1862. 3rd Brigade, King's Division, Dept. of the Rappahannock, to June, 1862. 4th Brigade, 1st Division, 3rd Army Corps, Army of Virginia, to September, 1862. 4th Brigade, 1st Division, 1st Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to June, 1863. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 1st Army Corps, to March, 1864. 1st Brigade, 4th Division, 5th Army Corps, to August, 1864. 3rd Brigade, 3rd Division, 5th Army Corps, to September, 1864. 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 5th Army Corps, to July, 1865.

SERVICE.--Duty in the Defenses of Washington, D. C., until March, 1862. Advance on Manassas, Va., March 10-16. Advance to Falmouth, Va., April 9-19. Duty at Falmouth and Fredericksburg until August. McDowell's advance on Richmond May 25-29. Operations against Jackson June 2-11. Reconnaissance to Orange Court House July 24-27. Expedition to Frederick's Hall Station and Spotsylvania Court House August 5-8. Thornburg's Mills or Massaponax Church August 5-6. Battle of Cedar Mountain August 9. Pope's Campaign in Northern Virginia August 16-September 2. Fords of the Rappahannock August 21-23. Catlett's Station August 22. Gainesville August 28. Battles of Groveton August 29; Bull Run August 30; Chantilly September 1 (Reserve). Maryland Campaign September 6-22. Battles of South Mountain September 14; Antietam September 16-17. At Sharpsburg, Md., to October 30. Movement to Falmouth, Va.. October 30-November 22. Battle of Fredericksburg, Va., December 12-15. "Mud March" January 20-24, 1863. At Belle Plain until April 27. Chancellorsville Campaign April 27-May 6. Operations at Pollock's Mill Creek April 29-May 2. Fitzhugh's Crossing April 29-30. Battle of Chancellorsville May 2-5. Gettysburg (Pa.) Campaign June 11-July 24. Battle of Gettysburg July 1-3. Pursuit of Lee to Manassas Gap, Va., July 5-24. Duty on line of the Rappahannock and Rapidan until October. Bristoe Campaign October 9-22. Haymarket October 19. Advance to line of the Rappahannock November 7-8. Mine Run Campaign November 26-December 2. Campaign from the Rapidan to the James River May 4-June 15, 1864. Battles of the Wilderness May 5-7; Laurel Hill May 8; Spotsylvania May 8-12; Spotsylvania Court House May 12-21. Assault on the Salient, "Bloody Angle," May 12. North Anna River May 23-26. Jericho Ford May 23. On line of the Pamunkey May 26-28. Totopotomoy May 28-31. Cold Harbor June 1-12. Bethesda Church June 1-3. Before Petersburg June 16-18. Siege of Petersburg June 16, 1864, to April 2, 1865. Weldon Railroad August 18-21, 1864. Boydton Plank Road, Hatcher's Run, October 27-28. Dabney's Mills, Hatcher's Run, February 5-7, 1865. Appomattox Campaign March 28-April 9. Lewis Farm, near Gravelly Run, March 28. Boydton and White Oak Roads March 30-31. Five Forks April 1. Fall of Petersburg April 2. Appomattox Court House April 9. Surrender of Lee and his army. Moved to Washington, D.C., May. Grand Review May 23. Moved to Louisville, Ky., June 16 and mustered out July 2, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 10 Officers and 271 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 143 Enlisted men by disease. Total 424.

 

8th Regiment Infantry

Organized at Madison, Wis., and mustered in September 13, 1861. Left State for St. Louis, Mo., October 12; thence moved to Pilot Knob, Mo., October 14. Expedition to Fredericktown October 17-21. Action at Fredericktown October 21. Expedition against Thompson's Forces November 2-15. Moved to Sulphur Springs November 25, and duty there until January 17, 1862. Moved to Cairo, Ill., January 17, and duty there until March 4. (Co. "K" detached at Mound City until April. Rejoined Regiment April 14, 1862.) Attached to 3rd Brigade, District of Cairo, Ill., January to March, 1862. 1st Brigade, 5th Division, Army of Mississippi, to April, 1862. 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, Army of the Mississippi, to April, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, Army of the Mississippi, to November, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 8th Division, Left Wing 13th Army Corps (Old), Dept. of the Tennessee, to December, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 8th Division, 16th Army Corps, to April, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 15th Army Corps, to December, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 16th Army Corps, to December, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division Detachment, Army of the Tennessee, Dept. of the Cumberland, to February, 1865. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 16th Army Corps (New), Military Division West Mississippi, to September, 1865.

SERVICE.--Operations against New Madrid, Mo., March 6-14, 1862. Siege and capture of Island No. 10, Mississippi River, March 15-April 8. Expedition to Fort Pillow, Tenn., April 13-17. Moved to Hamburg Landing, Tenn., April 18-22. Advance on and siege of Corinth, Miss., April 29-May 30. Reconnaissance toward Corinth May 8. Action at Farmington May 9. Occupation of Corinth and pursuit to Booneville May 30-June 12. Expedition to Rienzi June 30-July 1. At Camp Clear Creek until August. March to Tuscumbia, Ala., March 18-22. March to Iuka September 8-12. Actions near Iuka September 13-14. Battle of Iuka September 19. Battle of Corinth, Miss., October 3-4. Pursuit to Ripley October 5-12. Duty at Corinth until November 2. Moved to Grand Junction November 2. Grant's Central Mississippi Campaign. Operations on the Mississippi Central Railroad November 2, 1862, to January 10, 1863. Duty at LaGrange and Germantown, Tenn., January to March, 1863. Moved to Memphis, Tenn., March 14; thence to Young's Point, La., March 29. At Ducksport until May. Movement to Join army in rear of Vicksburg, Miss., via Richmond and Grand Gulf May 2-14. Mississippi Springs May 13. Jackson May 14. Siege of Vicksburg, Miss., May 18-July 4. Assaults on Vicksburg May 19 and 22. Expedition to Mechanicsburg and Satartia June 2-8. Mechanicsburg, Satartia, June 4. Expedition to Richmond June 14-16. Richmond June 15. Advance on Jackson, Miss., July 4-10. Siege of Jackson July 10-17. Camp at Bear Creek until September 26. Expedition to Canton October 14-20. Bogue Chitto Creek October 17. At Big Black River Bridge until November 7. Moved to Memphis, Tenn., November 7-13. Duty there, at LaGrange and at Salisbury until January 27, 1864. Expedition to Pocahontas December 2-4, 1863. Moved to Vicksburg, Miss., January 27-February 3. Meridian Campaign February 3-March 2. Red River Campaign March 10-May 22. Fort DeRussy March 14. Occupation of Alexandria March 16. Henderson's Hill March 21. Battle of Pleasant Hill April 9. About Cloutiersville April 22-24. At Alexandria April 26-May 13. Retreat to Morganza May 13-20. Mansura May 16. Yellow Bayou May 18. Moved to Vicksburg, Miss., May 20-22; thence moved to Memphis, Tenn. Old River Lake or Lake Chicot, Ark., June 6. Smith's Expedition to Tupelo, Miss., July 5-21. Camargo's Cross Roads, near Harrisburg, July 13. Tupelo July 14-15. Smith's Expedition to Oxford, Miss., August 1-30. Abbeville August 23 and 25. Expedition up White River to Brownsville, Ark., September 1-10. Pursuit of Price through Arkansas and Missouri September 17-November 16. Moved to Nashville, Tenn., November 23-December 1. Battle of Nashville December 15-16. Pursuit of Hood to the Tennessee River December 17-28. Moved to Clifton, Tenn., thence to Eastport, Miss., and duty there until February, 1865. Moved to New Orleans, La., February 6-19. Campaign against Mobile and its Defenses March 17-April 12. Siege of Spanish Fort and Fort Blakely March 26-April 8. Assault and capture of Fort Blakely April 9. Occupation of Mobile April 12. March to Montgomery April 13-25. Duty at Montgomery and Uniontown until September. Mustered out at Demopolis, Ala., September 5, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 6 Officers and 53 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 2 Officers and 219 Enlisted men by disease. Total 280.

9th Regiment Infantry

Organized at Milwaukee, Wis., and mustered in October 26, 1861. Ordered to Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, January 22, 1862. Attached to Dept. of Kansas to August, 1862. 1st Brigade, Dept. of Kansas, to October, 1862. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, Army of the Frontier, Dept. of Missouri, to June, 1863. District of Rolla and District of St. Louis, Mo., Dept. of Missouri, to August, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, Arkansas Expedition, to January, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 7th Army Corps, Dept. of Arkansas, to March, 1864. 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 7th Army Corps, to May, 1864. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 7th Army Corps, to August, 1865. Dept. of Arkansas to January, 1866.

SERVICE.--March to Fort Scott, Kansas, March 1-7, 1862, and duty there until May 27. (Cos. "A," "C," "F" and "K" at Carthage May 1-17.) March to Spring River May 27-June 6, thence to Baxter Springs June 13, and duty there until June 28. Expedition into Indian Country; march to Fort Gibson June 28-July 9, thence to Fort Scott July 10-August 11. March to Sarcoxie, Mo., September 18-22. Action at Newtonia September 30. Occupation of Newtonia October 4. Cane Hill November 28. Battle of Prairie Grove December 7. Expedition over Boston Mountains to Van Buren December 27-29. Guard and patrol duty at various points in Missouri until July, 1863. Ordered to St. Louis, Mo., July 8, and duty there until September 12. Ordered to Helena, Ark., September 12; thence moved to Little Rock October 10-22, and duty there until March, 1864. Reconnaissance to Burton October 26-November 1, 1863. Steele's Expedition to Camden March 23-May 3. Antoine or Terre Noir Creek April 2. Elkins' Ferry, Little Missouri River, April 3-4. Prairie D'Ann April 9-12. Jenkins' Ferry and Camden April 15. Liberty Post-office April 15-16. Camden April 16-18. Evacuation of Camden April 26. Jenkins' Ferry April 30. Duty at Little Rock until June, 1865. Non-Veterans mustered out November 17, 1864. Veterans and Recruits consolidated to a Battalion of four Companies and moved to Camden June 15, 1865, and duty there until August 3. Duty at Little Rock until January, 1866. Mustered out January 30, 1866.

Regiment lost during service 77 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 114 Enlisted men by disease. Total 191.

10th Regiment Infantry

Organized at Milwaukee, Wis., and mustered in October 14, 1861. Moved to Louisville, Ky., November 9-11; thence to Shepherdsville and to Elizabethtown December 5. Attached to 9th Brigade, Army of the Ohio, December, 1861. 9th Brigade, 3rd Division, Army of the Ohio, to September, 1862. 9th Brigade, 3rd Division, 1st Corps, Army of the Ohio, to November, 1862. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, Center 14th Army Corps, Army of the Cumberland, to January, 1863. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 14th Army Corps, Army of the Cumberland, to October, 1864.

SERVICE.--Duty at Bacon Creek, Ky., until February, 1862. Advance on Bowling Green, Ky., February 13-15 and on Nashville, Tenn., February 22-25. Duty at Nashville until March 17. Advance on Murfreesboro March 17-19. Occupation of Shelbyville and Fayetteville and advance on Huntsville, Ala., April 5-11. Capture of Huntsville April 11. Paint Rock Bridge April 28 (Co. "H"). Pulaski May 4. Guard duty along Memphis & Charleston Railroad until August. Battle Creek June 21. March to Nashville, Tenn., thence to Louisville, Ky., in pursuit of Bragg August 31-September 26. Pursuit of Bragg to Crab Orchard, Ky., October 1-16. Battle of Perryville, Ky., October 8. March to Nashville, Tenn., October 17-November 7, and duty there until December 26. Advance on Murfreesboro December 26-30. Battle of Stone's River December 30-31, 1862, and January 1-3, 1863. Duty at Murfreesboro until June. Middle Tennessee (or Tullahoma) Campaign June 23-July 7. Hoover's Gap June 24-26. Occupation of Middle Tennessee until August 16. Passage of the Cumberland Mountains and Tennessee River and Chickamauga (Ga.) Campaign August 16-September 22. Davis' Cross Roads near Dug Gap September 11. Battle of Chickamauga September 19-21. Siege of Chattanooga September 24-November 23. Chattanooga-Ringgold Campaign November 23-27. Orchard Knob November 23. Mission Ridge November 25. Pea Vine Creek November 26. Demonstration on Dalton, Ga., February 22-27, 1864. Tunnel Hill, Buzzard's Roost Gap and Rocky Faced Ridge February 23-25. At Tyner's Station guarding East Tennessee & Georgia Railroad until May 24. Operations on line of Pumpkin Vine Creek and battles about Dallas, New Hope Church and Allatoona Hills May 26-June 5. Pickett's Mills May 27. Operations about Marietta and against Kenesaw Mountain June 10-July 2. Pine Hill June 11-14. Lost Mountain June 15-17. Assault on Kenesaw Mountain June 27. Ruff's Station July 4. Chattahoochie River July 5-17. Buckhead, Nancy's Creek, July 18. Peach Tree Creek July 19-20. Ordered to Marietta and duty there until October 3. Guard duty near Kenesaw Mountain until October 16. Mustered out October 25, 1864. Veterans and recruits transferred to 21st Wisconsin Infantry.

Regiment lost during service 5 Officers and 91 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 147 Enlisted men by disease. Total 244.

11th Regiment Infantry

Organized at Madison, Wis., and mustered in October 18, 1861. Ordered to St. Louis, Mo., November 19, thence to Sulphur Springs and duty there and by detachments along Iron Mountain Railroad until March, 1862. Attached to Dept. of Missouri to March, 1862. District of Southeast Missouri, Dept. of Missouri, May, 1862. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, Army of Southwest Missouri, Dept. of Missouri, to July, 1862. District of Eastern Arkansas, Dept. of Missouri, to October, 1862. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, District of Southeast Missouri, Dept. of Missouri, to March 1863. 2nd Brigade, 14th Division, 13th Army Corps, Army, of the Tennessee, to July, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 13th Army Corps, Army of the Tennessee, to August, 1863, and Dept. of the Gulf to May, 1864. District of La Fourche, Dept. of the Gulf, to February, 1865. 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, 16th Army Corps (New), Military Division West Mississippi, to September, 1865.

SERVICE.--Ordered to Pilot Knob, Mo., March 12, 1862, thence moved to Reeve's Station, Black River, March 23-27, and to White River April 19. March to Batesville, Ark., thence to Helena, Ark., May 25-July 13. Hill's Plantation, Cache River, July 7. Moved to Oldtown July 26 and duty there until September 20. Expedition after cotton July 30-August 4. Action at Totten's Plantation, near Oldtown, August 2 (Cos. "C," "E," "G," "H," "I" and "K"). Moved to Sugar Point September 20, thence to Pilot Knob, Mo., October 3, and duty there until November 2. Railroad guard and patrol duty at Patterson, Van Buren, West Plains and Middlebrook until March, 1863. Ordered to Helena, Ark., March 11, thence to Milliken's Bend, La. Movement on Bruinsburg and turning Grand Gulf April 25-30. Battle of Port Gibson May 1 (Reserve). Battle of Champion's Hill May 16. Big Black River May 17. Siege of Vicksburg, Miss., May 18-July 4. Assaults on Vicksburg May 19 and 22. Advance on Jackson, Miss., July 4-10. Siege of Jackson July 10-17. Ordered to Dept. of the Gulf August 13. Duty at Carrollton, Breasher City and Berwick until October. Western Louisiana Campaign October 3-November 10. Expedition to New Iberia October 3-6, and to Vermillionville Bayou October 8-30. Moved to Berwick City November 10. Expedition to Brazos Santiago, Texas, November 17-23. Duty at Matagorda Bay and Indianola until February, 1864. Regiment veteranized January, 1864, and remustered February 13. On furlough February 14-April 25. Moved to Memphis, Tenn., April 25-29. Sturgis' Expedition through Western Tennessee and Northern Mississippi May 2-9. Moved to Carrollton, La., May 11-15, thence to Brashear City May 19, and post and outpost duty at that point until February, 1865. Company "D" detached to Bayou Louis May 26, 1864; Company "E" to Tigerville May 31, 1864. Company "K" detached to Tigerville June 6; rejoined Regiment June 23. Companies "D" and "E" rejoined Regiment July 20. Expedition to Bayou Long June 30 (Cos. "A," "G" and "I"). Expedition to Grand Lake June 25 (Co. "F"). Expedition to Grand Lake July 27 (Cos. "E," "D" and "K"). Expedition to Grand River September 8 (Cos. "B" and "G") and again September 13 (Cos. "A," "C," "H" and "I"). Expedition to Grand River September 26-30. Non-veterans mustered out October 25, 1864. Expedition to Belle River October 22-24. Expedition to Bayou Portage November 17-19. Lake Fausse River November 18. Bayou La Fourche, Ash Bayou, November 18-19. Expedition from Brashear City to Bayou Sorrel January 21-22, 1865 (Co. "D"). Expedition from Brashear City to Lake Verret February 10-11 (Detachment). Moved to New Orleans, La., February 26. Campaign against Mobile and its Defenses March 17-April 12. Siege of Spanish Fort and Fort Blakely March 26-April 8. Assault and capture of Fort Blakely April 9. Occupation of Mobile April 12. March to Montgomery April 13-25 and duty there until July. Moved to Mobile July 23 and duty there until September. Mustered out September 5, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 6 Officers and 80 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 4 Officers and 253 Enlisted men by disease. Total 373.

12th Regiment Infantry

Organized at Madison, Wis., October 18 to December 13, 1861. Left State for Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, January 11, 1862. At Weston, Mo., until February 15. Reach Fort Leavenworth February 16. Attached to Dept. of Kansas to June, 1862. District of Columbus, Ky., Dept. of the Tennessee, to October, 1862. 3rd Brigade, 4th Division, District of Jackson, Tenn., to November, 1862. 3rd Brigade, 4th Division, Right Wing 13th Army Corps (Old), Dept. of the Tennessee, to December, 1862. 3rd Brigade, 4th Division, 17th Army Corps, to January, 1863. 3rd Brigade, 4th Division, 16th Army Corps, to July, 1863. 3rd Brigade, 4th Division, 13th Army Corps, to August, 1863. 3rd Brigade, 4th Division, 17th Army Corps, to April, 1864. 1st Brigade, 4th Division, 17th Army Corps, to July, 1864. 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 17th Army Corps, to July, 1865.

SERVICE--March from Fort Leavenworth to Fort Scott, Kansas, March 1-7, 1862, and duty there until March 27. Ordered to Lawrence, Kansas, March 27, thence to Fort Riley April 20 and to Fort Leavenworth May 27. Moved to St. Louis, Mo., thence to Columbus, Ky., May 29-June 2. Repairing Mobile & Ohio Railroad and duty at Union City and Humboldt, Tenn., until October 1. Moved to Bolivar October 1 and duty there until November 2. Grant's Central Mississippi Campaign, operations on the Mississippi Central Railroad, November 2, 1862, to January 10, 1863. Reconnaissance from La Grange toward Hilly Springs November 8, 1862. Moved to Lumpkin's Mills December 24, thence march to Colliersville, Tenn., via Holly Springs, Moscow and Lafayette, and guard duty along Memphis & Charleston Railroad until March 14, 1863. Moved to Memphis and duty there until May. Expedition to Coldwater River April 18-24. Hernando April 18. Perry's Ferry, Coldwater River, April 19. Ordered to Vicksburg, Miss., May 11. Siege of Vicksburg, Miss., May 22-July 4. Advance on Jackson, Miss., July 4-10. Siege of Jackson July 10-17. Duty at Vicksburg until August 15. Ordered to Natchez, Miss., August 15, and duty there until November 22. Expedition to Harrisonburg September 1-8. Near Harrisonburg and capture of Fort Beauregard September 4. Ordered to Vicksburg, Miss., November 22 and duty there until February, 1864. Meridian Campaign February 3-March 2. Champion's Hill and Bolton's Depot February 4. Canton February 29. Veterans on furlough until May. Non-veterans on duty at Vicksburg until April, then Join Regiment at Cairo, Ill. Moved to Clifton, Tenn., May 5-14, thence march to Ackworth, Ga., via Huntsville and Decatur, Ala., and Rome, Ga., May 14-June 8. Atlanta (Ga.) Campaign May 8 to September 8. Operations about Marietta and against Kenesaw Mountain June 10-July 2. Assault on Kenesaw June 27. Nickajack Creek July 2-5. Howell's Ferry July 5. Chattahoochie River July 5-17. Nickajack Creek July 6-8. Leggett's or Bald Hill July 20-21. Battle of Atlanta July 22. Siege of Atlanta July 22-August 25. Ezra Chapel July 28. Flank movement on Jonesboro August 25-30. Battle of Jonesboro August 31-September 1. Lovejoy Station September 2-6. Operations against Hood in North Georgia and North Alabama September 30-November 3. March to the sea November 15-December 10. Siege of Savannah December 10-21. Campaign of the Carolinas January to April, 1865. Pocotaligo, S.C., January 14. Salkehatchie Swamp February 2-5. Binnaker's Swamp, South Edisto River, February 9. Orangeburg February 11-12. Columbia February 16-17. Battle of Bentonville, N. C., March 19-21. Occupation of Goldsboro March 24. Advance on Raleigh April 10-14. Occupation of Raleigh April 14. Bennett's House April 26. Surrender of Johnston and his army. March to Washington, D.C., via Richmond, Va., April 29-May 19. Grand Review May 24. Moved to Louisville, Ky., June. Mustered out July 20, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 3 Officers and 93 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 3 Officers and 224 Enlisted men by disease. Total 323.

 

 

Source - "A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion" by Frederick H. Dyer (Part 3)

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