28th Regiment Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry
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Active October 14, 1862 to August 23, 1865
Country United States
Allegiance Union
Branch Infantry

The 28th Regiment Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry was an infantry regiment that served in the Union Army during the American Civil War.

Service[edit | edit source]

The 28th Wisconsin was organized at Milwaukee, Wisconsin and mustered into Federal service October 14, 1862. Six companies were from Waukesha County, Wisconsin, Four companies were from Walworth County, Wisconsin.

The regiment was mustered out on August 23, 1865.

Casualties[edit | edit source]

The 28th Wisconsin suffered 1 officer and 12 enlisted men killed in action or who later died of their wounds, plus another 6 officers and 221 enlisted men who died of disease, for a total of 240 fatalities.[1]

Colonels[edit | edit source]

  • Col. James M. Lewis
  • Col. Edmund B. Gray[2]

Battles Fought[edit | edit source]

  • Battle on 24 March 1863
  • Battle on 26 April 1863
  • Battle at Helena, Arkansas on 4 July 1863
  • Battle at Montana Elba, Arkansas on 30 March 1864
  • Battle at Mark's Mills, Arkansas on 25 April 1864
  • Battle on 19 January 1865
  • Battle at Spanish Fort, Alabama on 27 March 1865
  • Battle at Spanish Fort, Alabama on 28 March 1865
  • Battle at Spanish Fort, Alabama on 29 March 1865
  • Battle at Spanish Fort, Alabama on 30 March 1865
  • Battle at Spanish Fort, Alabama on 31 March 1865
  • Battle at Spanish Fort, Alabama on 2 April 1865
  • Battle at Spanish Fort, Alabama on 3 April 1865
  • Battle at Spanish Fort, Alabama on 4 April 1865

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