20th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry Regiment

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20th Regiment Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry
Flag of Wisconsin.svg
Wisconsin flag
Active August 23, 1862, to July 14, 1865
Country United States
Allegiance Union
Branch Infantry
Engagements Battle of Prairie Grove
Siege of Vicksburg
Siege of Fort Morgan

The 20th Regiment Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry was an infantry regiment that served in the Union Army during the American Civil War.


The 20th Wisconsin was organized at Madison, Wisconsin and mustered into Federal service August 23, 1862.

The regiment was mustered out on July 14, 1865, at Galveston, Texas.


The 20th Wisconsin suffered 5 officers and 100 enlisted men killed in action or who later died of their wounds, plus another 1 officer and 145 enlisted men who died of disease, for a total of 251 fatalities.[1]

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