9th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry Regiment
|9th Regiment Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry|
|Active||October 26, 1861 to January 30, 1866|
|Engagements||Battle of Prairie Grove|
The 9th Wisconsin was raised at Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and mustered into Federal service October 26, 1861.
The regiment was mustered out on January 30, 1866. It consisted predominantly of recent immigrants from German speaking countries.
Total enlistments and casualties
The 9th Wisconsin initially mustered 916 men and later recruited an additional 105 men, for a total of 1,021 men. The regiment lost suffered 77 enlisted men killed in action or who later died of their wounds, plus another 114 enlisted men who died of disease, for a total of 191 fatalities.
- Colonel Frederick C. Salomon - promoted to brigadier general June 16, 1862
- Colonel Charles Eberhard Salomon - mustered out December 3, 1864
- The Civil War Archive
- Wisconsin's Salomon Brothers in the Civil War
- Book on Michael Zimmer, who wrote a German language war diary
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