2nd Independent Battery Wisconsin Light Artillery
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Active October 10, 1861 to July 10, 1865
Country United States
Allegiance Union
Branch Artillery
Engagements Dix's Peninsula Campaign

The 2nd Independent Battery Wisconsin Light Artillery was an artillery battery that served in the Union Army during the American Civil War.

Service[edit | edit source]

The 2nd Independent Battery was mustered into service at Racine, Wisconsin on October 10, 1861.

The battery was mustered out on July 10, 1865.

Total strength and casualties[edit | edit source]

The 2nd Independent Battery initially recruited 153 officers and men. An additional 42 men were recruited as replacements, for a total of 195 men.[1]

The regiment suffered 12 enlisted men men who died of disease, for a total of 12 fatalities.[2]

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Notes[edit | edit source]

  1. 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
  2. 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.
  3. http://www.wisconsinhistory.org/roster/results.asp?image_id=1359 Wisconsin Historical Society after Roster of Wisconsin Volunteers, War of the Rebellion, 1861-1865. 2 vols. 1886.

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