Wisconsin 4th Infantry (Union)

    02 Jul 1861

    Wisconsin 4th Infantry organized at Wisconsin.

    21 May 1863

    Assigned to the Division led by .

    21 May 1863

    Participated in the Battle of Port Hudson at East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana; East Feliciana Parish, Louisiana.

    The Battle of Port Hudson
    The Battle of Port Hudson

    In cooperation with Maj. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant's final offensive against Vicksburg, Maj. Gen. Nathaniel P. Banks's army moved against the Confederate stronghold at Port Hudson on the Mississippi River. Like Vicksburg, Port Hudson was located atop high bluffs at the river bank that commanded the river. On May 11th, Banks learned that some Confederates had been moved from Port Hudson to support the forces defending Vicksburg, so he sought to move upon the garrison before those troops could be replaced. Banks… Read More

    07 Oct 1864

    Assigned to the Brigade led by .

    07 Oct 1864

    Assigned to the Division led by .

    19 Jun 1866

    Wisconsin 4th Infantry mustered out at Wisconsin.