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Wisconsin 25th Infantry, Company E (Union)

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Company mustered in on September 14th, 1862. Company mustered out of service on June 7th, 1865.

Notable Battles:

  • Resaca fought on May 14th, 1864 near Resaca, Georgia (6 wounded, 0 died, 0 imprisoned)

Facts about this Company:

  • Number of Soldiers: 130
  • First Enlistment Date: 1862-08-06 (6 soldiers)
  • Most Common Enlistment Date: 1862-08-11 (33 soldiers)
  • Most Common Muster Out Date: 1865-06-07 (43 soldiers)
  • Most Common Residence for 1862: Platteville, Wisconsin (50 soldiers)
  • Most Common Residence for 1863: Platteville, Wisconsin (12 soldiers)
  • Most Common Residence for 1864: Platteville, Wisconsin (15 soldiers)
  • Youngest Soldier at Enlistment: 17 -- Bailey, Benjamin A (Corporal;Fourth Sergeant;Second Lieutenant;Sergeant)
  • Oldest Soldier at Enlistment: 33 -- Andrew, Henry
  • Average Age at Enlistment: 25.0 years old
  • Median Age at Enlistment: 26.0 years old
  • Wounded In Regiment: 23 (17%)
  • Prisoner Of War While In Regiment: 10 (7%)
  • Soldiers That Died While In Regiment: 41 (31%)
  • Soldiers That Died While In War: 39 (29%)

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

  • (Corporal, August 1862 - June 1865)
  • Alford, Joseph D. (Fifth Sergeant/Sergeant/First Sergeant, August 1862 - June 1865)
  • Bailey, Benjamin A (^Corporal/Fourth Sergeant, August 1862 - August 1862; Second Lieutenant/Sergeant, August 1862 - February 1865)
  • Bailey, Jonathan (%Corporal/Second Corporal, August 1862 - August 1863)
  • Bailey, William H H (#^%Corporal, August 1862 - August 1864)
  • Barstow, Myron (%Corporal, August 1862 - September 1863)
  • Dixon, Edwin B. (Corporal, August 1862 - May 1865)
  • Douglass, Locky (^Corporal, August 1862 - June 1865)
  • Estabrook, William L. (Corporal, August 1862 - June 1865)
  • Fry, Abner (Corporal/Eighth Corporal/Sergeant, August 1862 - June 1865)
  • Gribble, William H. (%Third Sergeant, ? - August 1862; Sergeant, August 1862 - September 1862; Sergeant Major, September 1862 - May 1864; Second Lieutenant, May 1864 - July 1864)
  • Gurley, Benjamin C. (^First Sergeant, August 1862 - August 1862; Sergeant, August 1862 - April 1863; Second Lieutenant, April 1863 - July 1863; First Lieutenant, July 1863 - October 1864; Captain/First Sergeant, October 1864 - June 1865)
  • Massey, James Henderson (Corporal/Seventh Corporal, August 1862 - June 1865)
  • McCoy, James (First Sergeant, August 1862 - May 1864; First Lieutenant, May 1864 - June 1865)
  • Phillips, William A. (%Corporal, August 1862 - September 1863)
  • Saltzman, Benjamin F. (Second Lieutenant/Second Sergeant/Sergeant, August 1862 - August 1864; First Sergeant/Second Lieutenant, August 1864 - June 1865)
  • Scott, John M (%Captain, September 1862 - April 1864)
  • Shaw, John Melvil (Second Lieutenant, September 1862 - May 1864; Captain, May 1864 - June 1865)
  • Simpkins, Silas P (%Fifth Sergeant/Sergeant, August 1862 - April 1864)
  • Smeeker, John W (^Corporal, August 1862 - May 1865)
  • Smelker, John W. (First Lieutenant, September 1862 - April 1864)
  • Vannatta, Samuel B (Corporal, August 1862 - June 1865)
  • Wilson, Chauncey P (Corporal, August 1862 - July 1863)
  • Wilson, William A. (Corporal/Sergeant, August 1862 - June 1865)

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