10th Independent Battery Wisconsin Light Artillery
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Active February 10, 1862 to September 30, 1865
Country United States
Allegiance Union
Branch Artillery
Engagements siege of Corinth
Battle of Stone's River
Battle of Resaca
Battle of Jonesboro
Battle of Aiken
Battle of Monroe's Crossroads
Battle of Bentonville

The 10th Independent Battery Wisconsin Light Artillery, was an artillery battery that served in the Union Army during the American Civil War.

Service[edit | edit source]

The 10th Independent Battery was mustered into service at New Lisbon, Wisconsin on February 10, 1862.

The men who did not reenlist were mustered out on April 26, 1865 in Madison, Wisconsin while the remainder were transferred to the 12th Independent Battery Wisconsin Light Artillery on April 20, 1865.

Total strength and casualties[edit | edit source]

The 10th Independent Battery initially recruited 47 officers and men. An additional 121 men were recruited as replacements, for a total of 168 men.[1]

The battery suffered 3 enlisted men killed in action or died or wounds and 25 enlisted men who died of disease, for a total of 28 fatalities.[2]

Commanders[edit | edit source]

  • Captain Yates V. Beebe[3]

See also[edit | edit source]

Notes[edit | edit source]

  1. http://freepages.books.rootsweb.com/~wirockbios/Blue1907/1907-5-WICW.html 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. http://www.wisconsinhistory.org/roster/results.asp?image_id=1392 Wisconsin Historical Society after Roster of Wisconsin Volunteers, War of the Rebellion, 1861-1865. 2 vols. 1886.

References[edit | edit source]


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