18th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry Regiment

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18th Regiment Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry
Flag of Wisconsin.svg
Wisconsin flag
Active March 15, 1862, to July 18, 1865
Country United States
Allegiance Union
Branch Infantry
Engagements Battle of Shiloh
Battle of Corinth
Vicksburg Campaign
Battle of Port Gibson
Battle of Champion Hill
Siege of Vicksburg
Atlanta Campaign
Battle of Altoona Pass
Carolinas Campaign
Battle of Bentonville

The 18th Regiment Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry was an infantry regiment that served in the Union Army during the American Civil War.

Service[edit]

The 18th Wisconsin was organized at Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and mustered into Federal service March 15, 1862.

The regiment was mustered out on July 18, 1865, at Louisville, Kentucky.

Casualties[edit]

The 18th Wisconsin suffered 4 officers and 52 enlisted men killed in action or who later died of their wounds, plus another 2 officers and 167 enlisted men who died of disease, for a total of 225 fatalities.[1]

Monument to the 18th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry located at Vicksburg National Military Park, MS.

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