1st Wisconsin Heavy Artillery Regiment

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1st Regiment Wisconsin Heavy Artillery
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Active December 9, 1861, to September 21, 1865
Country United States
Allegiance Union
Branch Artillery

The 1st Regiment Wisconsin Heavy Artillery was an artillery regiment that served in the Union Army during the American Civil War.

Service[edit]

The 1st Wisconsin Heavy Artillery was originally organized by companies over a considerable period of time and did not serve together as a complete regiment.

Batteries "E" to "M" were mustered out on June 26, 1865.

Total strength and casualties[edit]

The 1st Wisconsin Heavy Artillery initially recruited 1,777 officers and men. An additional 386 men were recruited as replacements, for a total of 2,163 men.[1]

The regiment suffered 4 enlisted men killed or died from wounds in action, and 2 officers and 77 enlisted men who died of disease, for a total of 83 fatalities.[2]

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Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2007-03-26. Retrieved 2007-04-19.  The Blue Book of the State of Wisconsin, compiled and published under the direction of J. D. Beck, Commissioner of Labor and Industrial Statistics, 1907. Democratic Printing Company, State Printer, Madison, WI 1907.
  2. ^ http://www.civilwararchive.com/Unreghst/unwiarty.htm The Civil War Archive website after Dyer, Frederick Henry. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion. 3 vols. New York: Thomas Yoseloff, 1959.
  3. ^ 'Wisconsin Blue Book 1887,' Biographical Sketch of Henry Powell, pg. 495

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