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|3rd Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry Regiment|
|Active||June 19, 1861 to July 18, 1865|
|Engagements||Battle of Cedar Mountain|
Battle of Antietam
Battle of Chancellorsville
Battle of Gettysburg,
Battle of Kennesaw Mountain
Battle of Bentonville
Service[edit | edit source]
The 3rd Wisconsin assembled at Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, and mustered into Federal service on June 19, 1861.
Total enlistments and casualties[edit | edit source]
The 3rd Wisconsin Infantry initially mustered 979 men and later recruited an additional 940 men, for a total of 1919 men. The regiment lost 9 officers and 158 enlisted men killed in action or who later died of their wounds, plus another 2 officers and 113 enlisted men who died of disease, for a total of 282 fatalities.
Colonels[edit | edit source]
- Colonel Charles Hamilton - May 11, 1861, to August 10, 1861 - Promoted to brigadier general.
- Colonel Thomas H. Ruger - August 10, 1861, to November 29, 1862 - Promoted to brigadier general.
- Colonel William Hawley - March 10, 1863, to July 18, 1865
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