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26th Regiment Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry
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Wisconsin flag
Active September 17, 1862 to June 17, 1865
Country United States
Allegiance Union
Branch Infantry
Engagements Battle of Fredericksburg
Battle of Chancellorsville
Battle of Gettysburg
Battle of Wauhatchie
Battle of Resaca
Battle of Kennesaw Mountain
Battle of Bentonville

The 26th Regiment Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry was an infantry regiment that served in the Union Army during the American Civil War.

Service[]

The 26th Wisconsin was organized at Milwaukee, Wisconsin and mustered into Federal service September 17, 1862.

The regiment was mustered out on June 17, 1865.

Casualties[]

The 26th Wisconsin suffered 12 officers and 176 enlisted men killed in action or who later died of their wounds, plus another 77 enlisted men who died of disease, for a total of 265 fatalities.[1]

Colonels[]

  • William H. Jacobs[2]

See also[]

  • List of Wisconsin Civil War Units

References[]


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