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Wisconsin 2nd Infantry, Company E (Union)

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Company mustered in on June 11th, 1861. Company mustered out of service on July 2nd, 1864.

Notable Battles:

  • Antietam fought on September 17th, 1862 near Antietam, Maryland (8 wounded, 4 died, 0 imprisoned)
  • Gettysburg fought on July 1st, 1863 near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania (12 wounded, 3 died, 6 imprisoned)
  • Wilderness fought on May 5th, 1864 near Wilderness, Virginia (5 wounded, 0 died, 1 imprisoned)

Facts about this Company:

  • Number of Soldiers: 120
  • First Enlistment Date: 1861-01-01 (1 soldier)
  • Most Common Enlistment Date: 1861-04-21 (54 soldiers)
  • Most Common Muster Out Date: 1864-06-28 (19 soldiers)
  • Most Common Residence for 1861: Oshkosh, Wisconsin (94 soldiers)
  • Most Common Residence for 1890: Winnebago, Wisconsin, USA (15 soldiers)
  • Youngest Soldier at Enlistment: 19 -- Harshaw, Henry B (Second Lieutenant;Aide-de-camp;Sergeant Major)
  • Oldest Soldier at Enlistment: 24 -- Markell, James E. (First Lieutenant)
  • Average Age at Enlistment: 21.8 years old
  • Median Age at Enlistment: 23.0 years old
  • Wounded In Regiment: 50 (40%)
  • Prisoner Of War While In Regiment: 27 (21%)
  • Soldiers That Died While In Regiment: 23 (18%)
  • Soldiers That Died While In War: 25 (20%)

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

  • Ash, Reuben (#^Corporal, April 1861 - January 1863; Second Lieutenant, January 1863 - March 1863; Corporal/First Lieutenant/First Sergeant/Sergeant, March 1863 - June 1864)
  • Baldwin, Melvin R. (#^Second Corporal, April 1861 - October 1861; Sergeant Major, October 1861 - April 1862; Second Lieutenant, April 1862 - January 1863; Corporal/First Lieutenant/Sergeant/Captain, January 1863 - December 1864)
  • Banderob, John (#^Sergeant, April 1861 - June 1864)
  • Bartlett, James C. (%Corporal, April 1861 - August 1862)
  • Bouck, Gabriel (Captain, April 1861 - April 1862)
  • Boyd, William H. (^Corporal, April 1861 - April 1864)
  • Briggs, Louis A (Corporal, December 1861 - December 1861; Fifer, December 1861 - May 1863; Principal Musician, May 1863 - June 1864; Fifer/Principal Musician/Second Principal Musician, September 1864 - November 1864)
  • Bugbee, Alvin H (^First Lieutenant, May 1861 - May 1861)
  • Carwardine, George (%Corporal, April 1861 - July 1863)
  • Clindinnin, Gilman (^Corporal, May 1861 - June 1864)
  • Cunningham, William Y (Corporal, April 1861 - ?)
  • Davids, John B (#Sergeant, April 1861 - February 1865)
  • Dugle, Francis (^Corporal, January 1864 - November 1864)
  • Ellsworth, Edwin T. (Sergeant, April 1861 - June 1864)
  • English, Luke (^Corporal, April 1861 - June 1864)
  • Ford, Elisha (Corporal/Seventh Corporal, June 1861 - June 1864)
  • Graves, Charles (#^Eighth Corporal/First Corporal, March 1861 - April 1861; Corporal, April 1861 - August 1862)
  • Hancock, John (Colonel/First Lieutenant, April 1861 - April 1861; First Lieutenant, April 1861 - October 1861)
  • Hancock, John (First Lieutenant, ? - October 1861)
  • Harshaw, Henry B (Second Lieutenant, March 1863 - October 1863; Aide-de-camp/Sergeant Major, October 1863 - January 1864)
  • Hayes, Luther M. (^Corporal, April 1861 - November 1864)
  • Jackson, Heman B. (Second Lieutanant/Second Lieutenant, April 1861 - August 1861)
  • Karbach, Sebastian (^Second Lieutenant, September 1864 - November 1864)
  • Lester, Richard (^Sergeant/First Sergeant, April 1861 - June 1864)
  • Markell, James E. (First Lieutenant, February 1864 - September 1864)
  • Miles, John W. (Corporal, April 1861 - September 1861)
  • Ming, Hiram S (Drummer, June 1861 - June 1864)
  • Montgomery, Charles (#^Sergeant, May 1861 - April 1865)
  • Morford, Julian R (Corporal, September 1861 - June 1865)
  • Perry, Ebenezer P (Captain, May 1861 - June 1861; Second Lieutenant/Captain, February 1862 - July 1864)
  • Perry, Leslie J. (#Corporal, June 1861 - May 1864; Captain/Sergeant, May 1864 - November 1864)
  • Potter, Irwin (Sixth Corporal/Corporal, April 1861 - September 1861)
  • Roberts, Joseph W. (^Third Sergeant, ? - April 1861; Sergeant/Captain, April 1861 - December 1861)
  • Rouse, Walter R (#^%Third Corporal/First Sergeant, April 1861 - July 1863)
  • Ruby, James W (Second Lieutenant/Sergeant/Sergeant Major/Captain, August 1861 - November 1861; Captain, 1862 - 1863)
  • Schintz, Louis (^Corporal, April 1861 - February 1863)
  • Smith, Lyman H. (^First Sergeant; First Lieutenant, October 1861 - April 1862; Captain/First Sergeant, April 1862 - March 1863)
  • Spencer, James (#Corporal, April 1861 - June 1864)
  • Sprague, John J. (Fourth Sergeant/Sergeant, April 1861 - August 1861)
  • Stever, Wells (#^Corporal, April 1861 - May 1861)
  • Thombs, Alanson B. (First Corporal, April 1861 - October 1861; Second Lieutenant, October 1861 - April 1862; Corporal/First Lieutenant/First Sergeant/Sergeant, April 1862 - December 1862)
  • Thompson, John B. (Fifth Sergeant, April 1861 - July 1862; Comm Sergeant/Sergeant/Quartermaster Sergeant, July 1862 - ?)
  • White, Joseph (#^Corporal/Sergeant, April 1861 - March 1864)
  • Whittemore, Norman H. (^Captain/Sergeant, April 1861 - September 1862)

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