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|1st Independent Battery Wisconsin Light Artillery|
|Active||October 10, 1861 to July 18, 1865|
|Engagements||Battle of Port Gibson|
Battle of Champion Hill
Siege of Jackson
Red River Campaign
The 1st Independent Battery was mustered into service at LaCrosse, Wisconsin on October 10, 1861.
The battery was mustered out on July 18, 1865.
Total strength and casualties
The 1st Independent Battery initially recruited 155 officers and men. An additional 114 men were recruited as replacements, for a total of 269 men.
The batter suffered five enlisted men killed or died from wounds in action, and one officer and 22 enlisted men men who died of disease, for a total of 28 fatalities.
- Captain Jacob T. Foster
- Captain Daniel Webster
- List of Wisconsin Civil War Units
- Wisconsin in the American Civil War
- 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
- 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.
- http://www.wisconsinhistory.org/roster/results.asp?image_id=1406 Wisconsin Historical Society after Roster of Wisconsin Volunteers, War of the Rebellion, 1861-1865. 2 vols. 1886.
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