4th Independent Battery Wisconsin Light Artillery

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4th Independent Battery Wisconsin Light Artillery
Flag of Wisconsin (1866–1913).png
ActiveOctober 10, 1861, to July 3, 1865
CountryUnited States
EngagementsBattle of Drury's Bluff
Siege of Petersburg
Battle of New Market Heights
Battle of Fair Oaks
Battle of Five Forks

The 4th Independent Battery Wisconsin Light Artillery was an artillery battery that served in the Union Army during the American Civil War.


The 4th Independent Battery was mustered into service at Racine, Wisconsin, on October 10, 1861.

The battery was mustered out on July 3, 1865.

Total strength and casualties[edit]

The 4th Independent Battery initially recruited 151 officers and men. An additional 100 men were recruited as replacements, for a total of 251 men.[1]

The battery suffered 3 enlisted men killed in action or died of wounds and 22 enlisted men who died of disease, for a total of 25 fatalities.[2]


  • Captain John F. Vallee
  • Captain George B. Easterly
  • Captain Dorman L. Noggle[3]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2007-03-26. Retrieved 2007-04-19.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link) 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, Wisconsin 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. ^ http://www.wisconsinhistory.org/roster/results.asp?image_id=1362 Wisconsin Historical Society after Roster of Wisconsin Volunteers, War of the Rebellion, 1861-1865. 2 vols. 1886.