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Wisconsin 3rd Infantry (Union)
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Regiment began on June 29th, 1861 at Fond du Lac, Wisconsin. Regiment mustered out of service on July 18th, 1865 at Louisville, Kentucky.

Regiment participated in:

  • Bolivar Heights fought on October 16th, 1861 near Bolivar Heights, WV
  • Front Royal fought on May 23rd, 1862 near Warren County, Virginia
  • Skirmish at Winchester, VA fought on May 24th, 1862
  • First Winchester fought on May 25th, 1862 near Winchester, Virginia
  • Cedar Mountain fought on August 9th, 1862 near Culpepper County, Virginia
  • Antietam fought on September 17th, 1862 near Sharpsburg, Maryland
  • Chancellorsville fought on April 30th, 1863 - May 6th, 1863 near Spotsylvania County, Virginia
  • Brandy Station fought on June 9th, 1863 near Culpepper County, Virginia
  • Gettysburg fought on July 1st, 1863 - July 3rd, 1863 near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
  • Skirmish at Dallas, GA fought on May 24th, 1864
  • New Hope Church fought on May 25th, 1864 - May 26th, 1864 near Paulding County, Georgia
  • Kennesaw Mountain fought on June 27th, 1864 near Cobb County, Georgia
  • Peachtree Creek fought on July 20th, 1864 near Fulton County, Georgia
  • Bentonville fought on March 19th, 1865 - March 21st, 1865 near Bentonville, NC

Regiment was made up of:

  • Company A
  • Company A
  • Company B
  • Company B
  • Company C
  • Company C
  • Company D
  • Company D
  • Company E
  • Company E
  • Company F
  • Company F
  • Company G
  • Company G
  • Company H
  • Company I
  • Company K
  • Company h
  • Company i
  • Company k
  • Company F&S (Field and Staff)

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Regiment Facts


Field Officers

Brigadier General Adelbert Ames

Brigadier General Alpheus S. Williams

Brigadier General George H. Gordon

Brigadier General Joseph F. Knipe

Brigadier General Samuel W. Crawford

Brigadier General Thomas H. Ruger

Colonel Silas Colgrove

Colonel Thomas H. Ruger

Colonel William Hawley

Lieutenant Colonel Martin Flood