|16th Regiment Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry|
|Active||January 31, 1862 to July 12, 1865|
|Engagements||Battle of Shiloh|
Battle of Corinth
Battle of Kennesaw Mountain
Battle of Atlanta
March to the Sea
Battle of Bentonville
Service[edit | edit source]
The 16th Wisconsin was raised at Madison, Wisconsin and mustered into Federal service January 31, 1862.
The regiment was mustered out on July 12, 1865.
Casualties[edit | edit source]
The 16th Wisconsin suffered 6 officers and 141 enlisted men killed in action or who later died of their wounds, plus another 4 officer and 248 enlisted men who died of disease, for a total of 399 fatalities.
The six man Color Guard all were killed on 6 April 1862. They are buried at what was the apex of the Shiloh Military Cemetery overlooking the Tennessee River.
Colonels[edit | edit source]
Notable members[edit | edit source]
See also[edit | edit source]
References[edit | edit source]
- Ballard, Michael B., Vicksburg, The Campaign that Opened the Mississippi, University of North Bearss, Edwin C., The Vicksburg Campaign, 3 volumes, Morningside Press, 1991, ISBN 0-89029-308-2.
- Carolina Press, 2004, ISBN 0-8078-2893-9.Cozzens, Peter, The Darkest Days of the War,The Battles of Iuka and Cornith, The University of North Carolina Press, 1997, ISBN 0-8078-2320-1.
- Magdeburg, F.H., Wisconsin at Shiloh, Wisconsin Shiloh Monument Commission, 1909.
- McPherson, James M., Battle Cry of Freedom: The Civil War Era (Oxford History of the United States), Oxford University Press, 1988, ISBN 0-19-503863-0.
- Quiner, E.B., The Military History of Wisconsin, Clarke & Co., 1866, ISBN 0-9674777-0-0.
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