|1st Regiment Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry (3 Year)|
|Active||October 19, 1861 to October 13, 1864|
|Engagements||Battle of Perryville|
Battle of Stone's River
Service[edit | edit source]
The 1st Wisconsin was raised at Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and mustered into Federal service October 19, 1861. The new regiment was recruited by Colonel Starkweather of the original 1st Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry Regiment (3 Months) after that regiment was mustered out of service.
The regiment was mustered out on October 13, 1864.
Total enlistments and casualties[edit | edit source]
The 1st Wisconsin Infantry initially mustered 945 men and later recruited an additional 563 men, for a total of 1508 men. The regiment suffered 6 officers and 151 enlisted men killed in action or who later died of their wounds, plus another 1 officer and 142 enlisted men who died of disease, for a total of 300 fatalities.
Commander[edit | edit source]
- Colonel John C. Starkweather - August 21, 1861, to July 17, 1863.
- Colonel George B. Bingham - December 18, 1863, to October 13, 1864.
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