The 41st Wisconsin Infantry regiment was organized at Camp Washburn, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and mustered into the service of the United States on June 8, 1864.
The regiment proceeded to Memphis, TN, and was assigned to drill, guard and patrol duty. The 41st assisted in the defense of Memphis on August 21, 1864. After their term of service expired in September, they returned to Camp Washburn, Milwaukee, WI, and was disbanded on September 17, 1864.
The regiment lost 18 men to disease.
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Search our collections for photos and artifacts from Wisconsin in the Civil War. Read about other Wisconsin Civil War regiments. For detailed regimental histories of the U.S. Civil War, consult the Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories.
The histories above, unless otherwise noted, are adopted from Charles E. Estabrook, ed., Records and Sketches of Military Organizations, (Madison, 1914).