Union Regimental Histories

 

Wisconsin

 

29th Regiment Infantry

Organized at Madison, Wis., and mustered in September 27, 1862. Moved to Cairo, Ill., thence to Helena, Ark., November 2-7, 1862. Attached to 3rd Brigade, 12th Division, District of Eastern Arkansas, Dept. of the Tennessee, to January, 1863. 3rd Brigade, 12th Division, 13th Army Corps, Dept. of the Tennessee, to February, 1863. 1st Brigade, 12th Division, 13th Army Corps, to July, 1863. 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 13th Army Corps, Army of the Tennessee, to August, 1863, and Dept. of the Gulf, to June, 1864. District of La-Fourche, Dept. of the Gulf, to August, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, 19th Army Corps, Dept. of the Gulf, to December, 1864. 1st Brigade, Reserve Corps, Military Division West Mississippi, to February, 1865. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, Reserve Corps, Military Division West Mississippi, February, 1865. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 13th Army Corps (New), Military Division West Mississippi, to June, 1865.

SERVICE.--Expedition from Helena, Ark., to Arkansas Post, November 16-21, 1862. Duty opposite Helena until December 23. Action at Helena December 5. Moved to Helena December 23, thence to Friar's Point, and duty there until January 7, 1863. Expedition up White River to Devall's Bluff January 11-23. At Helena until April 10. Ordered to Milliken's Bend, La., April 10. Movement on Bruinsburg and turning Grand Gulf April 25-30. Battle of Port Gibson May 1 (Reserve). Battle of Champion's Hill May 16. 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 New Orleans, La., August 6, thence to Brashear City September 15, and duty there until October 2. Western Louisiana Campaign October 3-November 30. Carrion Crow Bayou November 3. At New Iberia until December 19. March to Berwick December 19-21, thence to Algiers December 22-25. Moved to Pass Cavallo, Texas, January 5-12, 1864. Duty at DeCrow's Point until February 20. Moved to New Orleans February 20-23, and duty at Algiers until March 5. Red River Campaign March 10-May 22. Advance from Franklin to Alexandria March 14-26. Battle of Sabine Cross Roads April 8. Monett's Bluff, Cane River Crossing, April 23. At Alexandria April 26-May 13. Construction of dam at Alexandria April 30-May 10. Graham's Plantation May 5. Retreat to Morganza May 13-20. Duty at Morganza until June 13. Expedition to the Atchafalaya May 30-June 6. Moved to Carrollton June 13, thence to Kennersville June 21, and to Thibodeaux June 26, and duty there until July 9. Moved to Algiers July 9, and to Morganza July 26. Morgan's Ferry Road and Atchafalaya River July 28. Moved to Port Hudson August 23. Expedition to Clinton August 23-29. Moved to Morganza August 29, thence to St. Charles, Ark., September 3-11, and duty there until October 23. Expedition to Devall's Bluff October 23-November 12. Moved to Little Rock, Ark., November 12, thence to Memphis, Tenn., November 25, and duty there until January, 1865. Expedition to Moscow to assist Gen. Grierson December 21-31. Ordered to New Orleans, La., January 1, 1865, thence to Kennersville Station, and duty there until February 5. Moved to Dauphin Island near Mobile, Ala., February 5. 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 to May 26. Moved to New Orleans, La., thence to Shreveport May 26-June 8, and duty there until June 22. Mustered out June 22, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 1 Officer and 76 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 3 Officers and 242 Enlisted men by disease. Total 322.

30th Regiment Infantry

Organized at Camp Randall, Madison, Wis., and mustered in October 21, 1862.

SERVICE.--Duty at Green Bay, West Bay and other points in Wisconsin, enforcing draft, etc., until March, 1863. Headquarters of Regiment at Camp Randall until December 26, 1862, then at Camp Reno, Milwaukee, Wis. Companies "D" F," "I" and "K" ordered to St. Louis, Mo., May 2, 1863. Guard boats and supplies for Sully's Northwestern Indian Expedition up the Missouri River until August. Companies "I" and "K" ordered to Milwaukee. Companies "D" and "F" at Farm Island, and fatigue duty building Fort Sully until December, 1863. Companies "E" and "G" at Bayfield and Superior City, Wis., May 26-August 21, 1863, then report to Milwaukee. Company "G" ordered to Davenport, Iowa, December 5, 1863. Company "I" moved to St. Louis, Mo., April, 1864, and thence to Fort Union, D. T., and duty there until June, 1865. Rejoined Regiment at St. Louis, Mo., June 22, 1865. Companies "A," "C," "F" and "H" left Milwaukee, Wis., April 20, 1864, to join Sully's Northwestern Indian Expedition. Moved from St. Louis to Fort Sully, D. T., thence to Fort Rice, and duty there until October. Moved to Sioux City October 12-November 2. Company "D" Join. Moved to Quincy, Ill., thence to Louisville, Ky., November 24-29. Companies "B," "E," "G" and "K" left Milwaukee for Dakota Territory April, 1864. Duty at Fort Wadsworth July 1-September 29. Ordered to St. Louis, Mo., thence to relief of Paducah, Ky., October 29. Moved to St. Louis December 6-10, and join balance of Regiment. Moved to Bowling Green, Ky., December 12 and assigned to 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, Military District of Kentucky. Moved to Louisville, Ky., January 10, 1865, and provost duty there until September; also conducting prisoners to various points. Companies "B," "E" and "G" moved to Frankfort, Ky., February, 1865, and duty there until June. Mustered out September 20, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 2 Enlisted men killed and 2 Officers and 65 Enlisted men by disease. Total 69.

31st Regiment Infantry

Companies "A," "B," "C," "D," "E" and "F" organized at Prairie du Chien, Wis., and mustered in October 9, 1862. Companies "G," "H," "I" and "K" organized at Camp Utley, Racine, Wis., and mustered in December 24, 1862. Companies "A," "D" and "F" ordered to Madison, Wis., November 14. Companies "B," "C" and "E" ordered to Racine, Wis., November 14, as guard for draft rendezvous. Companies "A," "D" and "F" moved to Racine December 20. Regiment ordered to Columbus, Ky., March 1, 1863. Attached to District of Columbus, Ky., 6th Division, 16th Army Corps, Dept. of the Tennessee, to October, 1863. Unattached, Dept. of the Cumberland, to November, 1863. Post of Murfreesboro, Tenn., Dept. of the Cumberland, to January, 1864. 2nd Brigade, Rousseau's 3rd Division, 12th Army Corps, Dept. of the Cumberland, to April, 1864. Unattached, 4th Division, 20th Army Corps, Dept. of the Cumberland, to July, 1864. 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 20th Army Corps, Army of the Cumberland, to July, 1865.

SERVICE.--Duty at Columbus, Ky., March 6-September 24, 1863. Moved to Cairo, Ill., Louisville, Ky., and Nashville, Tenn., September 24-27, thence moved to Lavergne October 5, and railroad guard duty there until October 25. Moved to Murfreesboro, Tenn., October 25, and duty there until April, 1864. Companies "B," "G" and "K" detached at Stone's River Grossing, guarding railroad bridge and building fortifications, until April 2, 1864. Assigned to duty by Detachments, guarding Nashville & Chattanooga Railroad from Normandy to Murfreesboro, until June. Regiment ordered to Murfreesboro, thence to Nashville, Tenn., June 6-10, and provost and guard duty there until July 16. Moved to Atlanta, Ga., July 16-21. Atlanta (Ga.) Campaign July 21-September 8. Siege of Atlanta July 22-August 25. Operations at Chattahoochie River Bridge August 26-September 2. Occupation of Atlanta September 2-November 15. Expedition from Atlanta to Tuckum's Cross Roads October 26-29. March to the sea November 15-December 10. Harrison's Field and Montieth Swamp December 9. Siege of Savannah December 10-21. Campaign of the Carolinas January to April, 1865. 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 17. Grand Review May 24. Companies "A" to "F" mustered out June 20, and Companies "G" to "K" mustered out July 8, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 23 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 3 Officers and 86 Enlisted men by disease. Total 112.

 

32nd Regiment Infantry

Organized at Oshkosh, Wis., and mustered in September 25, 1862. Left State for Memphis, Tenn., October 30. Attached to 5th Brigade, District of Memphis, Tenn., 13th Army Corps (Old), Dept. of the Tennessee, November, 1862. 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, District of Memphis, 13th Army Corps, to December, 1862. 3rd Brigade, 8th Division, 16th Army Corps, Army of the Tennessee, to March, 1863. 2nd Brigade, District of Memphis, 5th Division, 16th Army Corps, to December, 1863. 3rd Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, 16th Army Corps, to January, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 4th Division, 16th Army Corps, to March, 1864. 3rd Brigade, 4th Division, 16th Army Corps, to September, 1864. 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 17th Army Corps, to June, 1865.

SERVICE.--Grant's Central Mississippi Campaign; operations on the Mississippi Central Railroad November 18, 1862, to January 2, 1863. Moved to Memphis, Tenn., and provost duty there until November 26, 1863. Moved to Moscow, Tenn., November 26-30, and duty there until January 27, 1864. Repulse of Lee's attack on Moscow December 2, 1863. Moved to Memphis, Tenn., thence to Vicksburg, Miss, January 27-February 2, 1864. Meridian Campaign February 3-March 2. Meridian February 14-15. Laudersdale Springs February 16. Marion February 15-17. Operations against Forest in West Tennessee March 16-April 10. At Decatur, Ala., April 10-August 4, 1864. Expedition to Courtland, Ala., May 27-29. Pond Springs, near Courtland, May 27. Expedition from Decatur to Moulton July 25. Courtland July 25 and 27. Moved to Atlanta, Ga., August 4-8. Atlanta (Ga.) Campaign August 8-September 8. Siege of Atlanta August 8-25. 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 29-November 3. March to the sea November 15-December 10. Harrison's Field and Montieth Swamp December 9. Siege of Savannah December 10-21. Campaign of the Carolinas January to April, 1865. Reconnaissance to Salkehatchie River January 20. Salkehatchie Swamps February 2-5. Rivers' and Broxton Bridges, Salkehatchie River, February 2. Rivers' Bridge, South Edisto River, February 3. Binnaker's Bridge, South Edisto River, February 9. Orangeburg February 11-12. Columbia February 16-17. 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 20. Grand Review May 24. Mustered out June 12, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 1 Officer and 26 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 253 Enlisted men by disease. Total 281.

33rd Regiment Infantry

Organized at Racine, Wis., and mustered in October 18, 1862. Left State for Memphis, Tenn., November 12. Attached to Reserve Brigade, District of Memphis, Tenn., 13th Army Corps (Old), Dept. of the Tennessee, to December, 1862. 1st Brigade, 4th Division, 17th Army Corps, Army of the Tennessee, to January, 1863. 1st Brigade, 4th Division, 16th Army Corps, to July, 1863. 1st Brigade, 4th Division, 13th Army Corps, to August, 1863. 1st Brigade, 4th Division, 17th Army Corps, to March, 1864. 1st Brigade, Provisional Division, 17th Army Corps, Dept. of the Gulf, to June, 1864. Detached Brigade, 17th Army Corps, and 4th Brigade, 1st Division, 16th Army Corps, to December, 1864. 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, Detachment Army of the Tennessee, Dept. of the Cumberland, to February, 1865. 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 16th Army Corps (New), Military Division West Mississippi, to August, 1865.

SERVICE.---Grant's Central Mississippi Campaign; operations on the Mississippi Central Railroad November 18, 1862, to January 10, 1863. Moved to Moscow, Tenn., and duty along Memphis & Charleston Railroad until March 9. Moscow February 13 (Detachment). Moved to Memphis, Tenn., March 9, and duty there until May 17. Expedition to the Coldwater April 18-24. Hernando April 18. Perry's Ferry, Coldwater, April 19. Ordered to Vicksburg, Miss., May 17. Siege of Vicksburg May 20-July 4. Advance on Jackson, Miss., July 4-10. Siege of Jackson July 10-17. Assault on Jackson July 12. Reconnaissance to Pearl River July 15. Duty at Vicksburg until August 18. Ordered to Natchez, Miss., and duty there until December 1. Expedition to Harrisonburg September 1-8. Moved to Vicksburg December 1, and duty at Camp Milldale until February, 1864. Meridian Campaign February 3-March 2. Pearl River, near Canton and Madisonville, February 27. Red River Campaign March 10-May 24. Fort DeRussy March 14. Occupation of Alexandria March 16. Pleasant Hill Landing April 12-13. About Cloutiersville April 22-24. About Alexandria April 26-May 13. Wells' Plantation May 6. Boyce's Plantation May 6. Bayou Boeuf May 7. Retreat to Morganza May 13-20. Mansura May 16. Moved to Vicksburg, Miss., May 22-24, thence to Memphis, Tenn., May 27-30, and duty there until June 22. Moved to LaGrange, Tenn., June 22-27. Smith's Expedition to Tupelo July 5-21. Camargo's Cross Roads, near Harrisburg, July 13. Harrisburg, near Tupelo, July 14-15. Smith's Expedition to Oxford August 1-3. Moved to St. Charles, Ark., August 3-6, thence to Devall's Bluff September 1, and to Brownsville, Ark., September 8. March through Arkansas and Missouri in pursuit of Price September 17-November 16. Moved to St. Louis, Mo., thence to Nashville, Tenn., November 23-30. 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. Movement to New Orleans, La., February 6-22. Campaign against Mobile and its defenses March 17-April 12. Expedition from Dauphin Island to Foul River Narrows March 18-22. Siege of Spanish Fort and Fort Blakely March 26-April 8. Assault on and capture of Fort Blakely April 9. Occupation of Mobile April 12. March to Montgomery April 13-25. Duty at Montgomery and Tuskegee until July. Moved to Vicksburg, Miss., July 23-31. Mustered out August 8, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 3 Officers and 30 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 2 Officers and 167 Enlisted men by disease. Total 202.

34th Regiment Infantry

Organized at Madison, Wis., December, 1862. Moved to Columbus, Ky., January 31-February 2, 1863. Attached to District of Columbus, Ky., 6th Division, 16th Army Corps, Dept. of the Tennessee, to August, 1863. (6 Companies attached to 4th Brigade, District of Memphis, Tenn., 5th Division, 16th Army Corps, May to August.)

SERVICE.--Garrison and fatigue duty at Fort Halleck, Columbus, Ky., until August, 1863. Company "E" detached at Paducah. Ky., March 3; Companies "I" and "G" at Cairo, Ill., April 25-June 1; Companies "B," "C," "D," "F," "H" and "K" at Memphis, Tenn., May 12. Regiment united at Cairo, Ill., August 14. Moved to Wisconsin August 16 and mustered out September 8, 1863.

Regiment lost during service 1 Officer and 18 Enlisted men by disease. Total 19.

35th Regiment Infantry

Organized at Milwaukee, Wis., and mustered in February 27, 1864. Ordered to Alexandria, La., April 18. Moved to Benton Barracks, Mo., thence to New Orleans, La., April 26. Ordered to report to Gen. Williams at Port Hudson, La., arriving there May 7. Attached to 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 19th Army Corps, Dept. of the Gulf, to December, 1864. 4th Brigade, Reserve Corps; Military Division West Mississippi, to February, 1865. 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, Reserve Corps, Military Division West Mississippi, February, 1865. 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 13th Army Corps (New), Military Division West Mississippi, to July, 1865. Dept. of Texas to March, 1866.

SERVICE.--Duty at Port Hudson, La., until June 27, 1864. Moved to Morganza, La., June 27, and duty there until July 24. Moved to St. Charles, Ark., July 24, and duty there until August 6. Return to Morganza August 6-12. Expedition to Simsport October 1-10. Moved to Devall's Bluff, Ark., October 11-18. To Brownsville November 9, and guard Memphis & Little Rock Railroad until December 12. Moved to Devall's Bluff December 12, and duty there until February 7, 1865. Moved to Algiers, La., February 7, thence to Mobile Point, Ala., February 22. Campaign against Mobile and its defenses March 17-April 12. Siege of Spanish Fort and Fort Blakely March 26-April 8. Assault on and capture of Fort Blakely April 9. Occupation of Mobile April 12. March to Mcintosh Bluff April 13-26. Moved to Mobile May 9, and duty there until June 1. Moved to Brazos Santiago, Texas, June 1-8, thence to Clarksville June 20, and to Brownsville August 2. Duty at Brownsville until March, 1866. Mustered out March 15, 1866.

Regiment lost during service 2 Enlisted men killed and 3 Officers and 271 Enlisted men by disease. Total 276.

36th Regiment Infantry

Organized at Madison, Wis., and mustered in March 23, 1864. Ordered to Washington, D.C., May 10, thence marched to Spotsylvania Court House and attached to 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 2nd Army Corps, Army of the Potomac.

SERVICE.--Spotsylvania Court House May 18-21. North Anna River May 23-26. On line of the Pamunkey May 26-28. Totopotomoy May 28-31. Bethesda Church June 1. Cold Harbor June 1-12. Before Petersburg June 16-18. Siege of Petersburg June 16, 1864, to April 2, 1865. Weldon Railroad June 22-23, 1864. Demonstration north of the James River July 27-29. Deep Bottom July 27-28. Demonstration north of the James at Deep Bottom August 13-20. Strawberry Plains August 14-18. Ream's Station August 25. Boydton Plank Road, Hatcher's Run, October 27-28. Dabney's Mills, Hatcher's Run, February 5-7, 1865. Watkins' House March 25. Appomattox Campaign March 28-April 9. Hatcher's Run March 29. Boydton Plank Road and White Oak Road March 30-31. Crow's House March 31. Fall of Petersburg April 2. Pursuit of Lee April 3-9. Sailor's Creek April 6. High Bridge and Farmville April 7. Appomattox Court House April 9. Surrender of Lee and his army. Moved to Washington, D.C., May 2-12. Grand Review May 23. Moved to Louisville, Ky., June 17, and there mustered out July 12, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 7 Officers and 150 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 3 Officers and 182 Enlisted men by disease. Total 342.

37th Regiment Infantry

Organized at Madison, Wis., April 9, 1864. Left State for Washington, D.C., April 28 (Cos. "A" to "F"). Two more Companies, "H" and "I," loin at Maryland Heights May 17. Duty at Washington, D.C., until May 30. Moved to White House, Va, May 30-June 1, and guard duty there until June 10. Guard supply train to Cold Harbor June 10. Attached to Casey's Brigade, 22nd Army Corps, to June, 1864. 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 9th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to September, 1864, 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 9th Army Corps, to July, 1865.

SERVICE.--Movement across James River to Petersburg, Va., June 12-15. Assaults on Petersburg June 16-18. Siege of Petersburg June 16, 1864, to April 2, 1865. Mine Explosion, Petersburg, July 30, 1864. Weldon Railroad August 18-21. Poplar Springs Church September 29-October 2. Boydton Plank Road, Hatcher's Run, October 27-28. Fort Stedman, Petersburg, March 25, 1865. Appomattox Campaign March 28-April 9. Assault on and fall of Petersburg April 2. Occupation of Petersburg April 3. Pursuit of Lee April 3-9. Moved to Washington, D.C., April 21-24. Grand Review May 23. Provost duty at Washington and Alexandria until July. Mustered out July 26, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 7 Officers and 149 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 2 Officers and 89 Enlisted men by disease. Total 247.

 

38th Regiment Infantry

Companies "A," "B," "C" and "D" organized at Madison, Wis., and mustered in April 15, 1864. Moved to Washington, D.C., May 3-7. Attached to Casey's Provisional Brigade, 22nd Army Corps, May, 1864. 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 9th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to September, 1864. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 9th Army Corps, to July, 1865.

SERVICE.--Camp at Arlington, Va., until May 30, 1864. Moved to White House, Va., May 30-June 1. Battalion temporarily attached to 1st Minnesota Infantry. Guard supply train to Cold Harbor June 9. Cold Harbor June 10-12. Movement across James River to Petersburg June 12-15. Assaults on Petersburg June 16-18. Siege of Petersburg June 16, 1864, to April 2, 1865. (Co. "E" Joined July 26, 1864.) Mine Explosion, Petersburg, July 30, 1864. Weldon Railroad August 18-21. Poplar Springs Church September 29-October 2. Boydton Plank Road, Hatcher's Run, October 27-28. (Companies "F," "G," "H," "I" and "K" Joined October 1, 1864. Received Rebel Peace Commissioners Stephens, Hunter, Campbell and Hatch through lines under flag of truce January 29, 1865. Fort Stedman, Petersburg, March 25. Appomattox Campaign March 28-April 9. Assault on and fall of Petersburg April 2. Occupation of Petersburg April 3. Pursuit of Lee April 3-9. Moved to Washington, D.C., April 21-25. Grand Review May 23, 2nd Battalion mustered out June 6, 1865. 1st Battalion on duty at Arsenal, Washington, during trial and execution of President Lincoln's assassins. Mustered out July 26, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 1 Officer and 56 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 56 Enlisted men by disease. Total 113.

39th Regiment Infantry

Organized at Milwaukee, Wis., and mustered in June 3, 1864. Moved to Memphis, Tenn., June 13-17. Attached to 2nd Brigade, Post and Defenses of Memphis, District of West Tennessee. Garrison, railroad guard and picket duty at and about Memphis, Tenn., until September. Repulse of Forest's attack on Memphis August 21. Mustered out September 22, 1864.

Regiment lost during service 3 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 27 Enlisted men by disease. Total 31.

40th Regiment Infantry

Organized at Madison, Wis., and mustered in June 14, 1864. Moved to Memphis, Tenn., June 14-19. Attached to Post and Defenses of Memphis, District of West Tennessee. Garrison, railroad guard and picket duty at and about Memphis, Tenn., until September. Repulse of Forest's attack on Memphis August 21. Mustered out September 16, 1864.

Regiment lost during service 1 Officer and 18 Enlisted men by disease. Total 19.

41st Regiment Infantry

Organized at Milwaukee, Wis., and mustered in June 8, 1864. Moved to Memphis, Tenn., June 15-19. Attached to 2nd Brigade, Post of Memphis, Tenn., District of West Tennessee, to September. Garrison, railroad guard and picket duty at Memphis and in that vicinity until September. Repulse of Forest's attack on Memphis August 21. Mustered out September 24, 1864.

Regiment lost during service 18 by disease.

42nd Regiment Infantry

Organized at Madison, Wis., and mustered in September 7, 1864. Moved to Cairo, Ill., September 20-22. Assigned to post and garrison duty at Cairo and provost duty by detachments at various points in Illinois until June, 1865. Mustered out June 20, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 58 by disease.

43rd Regiment Infantry

Organized at Madison, Wis., and mustered in by Companies August 8 to September 30, 1864. Left State for Nashville, Tenn., October 10. Attached to Defenses of Nashville & Northwestern Railroad, Dept. of the Cumberland, to December, 1864. 3rd Brigade, Defenses Nashville & Chattanooga Railroad, to March, 1865. 3rd Brigade, 1st Sub-District, District of Middle Tennessee, Dept. of the Cumberland, to June, 1865.

SERVICE.--Stationed at Johnsonville, Tenn., guarding railroad and supplies October 15-November 30. Repulse of attack on Johnsonville November 4-5. Moved to Clarksville, Tenn., November 30, thence to Nashville, Tenn., December 28, and to Dechard January 1, 1865. Guard duty at Elk River Bridge and along line of the Nashville & Chattanooga Railroad until June. Mustered out June 24, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 1 Enlisted man killed and 2 Officers and 72 Enlisted men by disease. Total 75.

44th Regiment Infantry

Organized at Madison, Wis., by Companies October-November, 1864, and ordered to Nashville, Tenn., as fast as completed. Companies "A," "B," "C," "D" and "F" reached Nashville during October and November. Battle of Nashville December 15-16. Attached to Post and Defenses of Nashville until March, 1865. Paducah, Ky., Dept. of Kentucky, to August, 1865.

SERVICE.--Garrison and guard duty at Nashville, Tenn., until March, 1865. Regimental organization completed February, 1865. Ordered to Paducah, Ky., April 3, and duty there until August. Mustered out August 28, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 1 Officer and 57 Enlisted men by disease. Total 58.

45th Regiment Infantry

Organized at Madison, Wis., November 8, 1864. Companies as organized ordered to Nashville, Tenn. Attached to Post of Nashville, Tenn., Dept. of the Cumberland, to February, 1865. 2nd Brigade, 4th Division, 20th Army Corps, Dept. of the Cumberland, to March, 1865. Post of Nashville, Dept. of the Cumberland, to July, 1865.

SERVICE.--Garrison and guard duty at Nashville until July, 1865. Battle of Nashville December 15-16. Mustered out July 17, 1865.

Lost during service 34 by disease.

46th Regiment Infantry

Organized at Madison, Wis., and mustered in March 2, 1865, Moved to Louisville, Ky., March 5-10, thence to Athens, Ala., April 22-24. Attached to 2nd Brigade, 1st Sub-District, District of Middle Tennessee, Dept. of the Cumberland.

SERVICE.--Duty along line of the Nashville & Decatur Railroad until September. Mustered out September 27, 1865.

Lost during service 20 by disease.

47th Regiment Infantry

Organized at Madison, Wis., and mustered in February 27, 1865. Ordered to Louisville, Ky., thence to Nashville, Tenn., and Tullahoma, Tenn. Attached to 2nd Brigade, Defenses Nashville & Chattanooga Railroad, Dept. of the Cumberland, to April, 1865. 2nd Brigade, 1st Sub-District, District Middle Tennessee, Dept. of the Cumberland, to September, 1865.

SERVICE--Railroad guard duty at Tullahoma and in District of Middle Tennessee until September. Mustered out September 4, 1865.

Lost during service 39 by disease.

48th Regiment Infantry

Organized at Milwaukee, Wis., February-March, 1865. Left State for St. Louis, Mo., March 22, thence moved to Warrenton and to Paola, Kan., April 1-13. Assigned to provost duty in District of Kansas as follows: "C" at Lawrence, "B" at Olatho, "F" and "G" at Paola, "A," "B," "D" and "E" at Fort Scott (skirmish near Miami, Mo., April 24, 1865) until August. Companies "I" and "K" left Milwaukee, Wis., March 28, and reached Fort Scott April 28. Moved to Lawrence August 19-25. March to Fort Zarah September 6-26, and assigned to garrison duty as follows: "E" and "G" at Fort Zarah, "A" and "H" at Fort Larned, "B" and "I" at Fort Dodge, "D" and "F" at Fort Aubrey, "C" and "K" at Fort Lyon, Colo., until December, 1865. "A," "E," "G" and "H" ordered to Fort Leavenworth, Kan., December, 1865, and mustered out December 30, 1865. "B," "D," "F" and "I" moved to Fort Leavenworth, Kan., February, 1866, and mustered out February 19, 1866. "C" and "K" mustered out at Fort Leavenworth March 24, 1866.

Regiment lost during service 16 by disease.

49th Regiment Infantry

Organized at Madison, Wis., December 24, 1864, to March 5, 1865. Left State for St. Louis, Mo., March 8, 1865, thence moved to Rolla, Mo., March 13. Garrison and guard duty at Rolla until August and at St. Louis, Mo., until November. Attached to 2nd Sub-District, District of St. Louis, Dept. of Missouri, March to August, and to 1st Sub-District to November. Mustered out November 8, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 54 by disease.

50th Regiment Infantry

Organized at Madison, Wis., March and April, 1865. Moved to St. Louis, Mo., thence from Benton Barracks (skirmishes near Booneville, Mo., May 3, 1865, Detachment) to Fort Leavenworth, Kan., and to Fort Rice, D.T. Duty there until May, 1866. Mustered out April 19 to June 12, 1863.

Regiment lost during service 1 Enlisted man killed and 1 Officer and 43 Enlisted men by disease. Total 45.

51st Regiment Infantry

Organized at Camp Washburn, Milwaukee, Wis., March 20-April 29, 1865. (Cos. "G," "H," "I" and "K" did not leave the State and were mustered out May 6, 1865.) Moved to St. Louis, Mo., May, 1865, and assigned to duty at St. Louis, Warrensburg and along Pacific Railroad from Hilden to Pleasant Hill May to August. Company "A" at Crawford River; "B" at Carondelet; "C" and "D" at Kingville; "E" and "F" at Pleasant Hill. Mustered out at Madison, Wis., August 16-30, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 16 by disease.

52nd Regiment Infantry

Organized at Madison, Wis., April, 1865. Moved to St. Louis, Mo., thence to Holden, Mo., and guard workmen on the Pacific Railroad until June 21. Moved to Fort Leavenworth, Kan., and duty there until July 28. Mustered out July 28, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 9 by disease.

53rd Regiment Infantry

Organized at Madison, Wis., March and April, 1865. Ordered to St. Louis, Mo., thence to Fort Leavenworth, Kan. Transferred to 51st Wisconsin Infantry June 10, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 8 by disease.

 

 

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

Previous Page      Regimental Index

E-mail the Webmaster

 

The Civil War Archive 1998-2009

This page last updated 01/17/09