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Wisconsin 3rd Infantry, Company B (Union)

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Company mustered in on June 29th, 1861 at Fond du Lac, Wisconsin. Company mustered out of service on July 18th, 1865 at Louisville, Kentucky.

Notable Battles:

  • First Winchester fought on May 25th, 1862 near Winchester, Virginia (2 wounded, 0 died, 9 imprisoned)
  • Cedar Mountain fought on August 9th, 1862 near Cedar Mountain, Virginia (8 wounded, 4 died, 1 imprisoned)
  • Antietam fought on September 17th, 1862 near Antietam, Maryland (27 wounded, 2 died, 0 imprisoned)
  • Chancellorsville fought on May 3rd, 1863 near Chancellorsville, Virginia (7 wounded, 3 died, 0 imprisoned)
  • New Hope Church fought on May 25th, 1864 near Dallas, Georgia (11 wounded, 1 died, 0 imprisoned)

Facts about this Company:

  • Number of Soldiers: 246
  • First Enlistment Date: 1861-03 (1 soldier)
  • Most Common Enlistment Date: 1861-04-22 (26 soldiers)
  • Most Common Muster Out Date: 1865-07-18 (82 soldiers)
  • Most Common Residence for 1861: Oshkosh, Wisconsin (58 soldiers)
  • Youngest Soldier at Enlistment: 15 -- Lenhart, Peter
  • Oldest Soldier at Enlistment: 46 -- Dearborn, Alfred W.
  • Average Age at Enlistment: 30.6 years old
  • Median Age at Enlistment: 36.5 years old
  • Wounded In Regiment: 58 (20%)
  • Prisoner Of War While In Regiment: 11 (3%)
  • Soldiers That Died While In Regiment: 22 (7%)
  • Soldiers That Died While In War: 20 (7%)

Commander List: (#Prisoner Of War, ^Wounded, %=Died during war)

Soldier List: (#Prisoner Of War, ^Wounded, %=Died during war)