23rd Wisconsin Infantry Regiment

Organization The Twenty Third Wisconsin Infantry Regiment (23rd Wisconsin Infantry Regiment) organized at Camp Randall, Madison, Wisconsin, and mustered into the service of the United States on August 30, 1862.  After, they left Wisconsin on September 15 for Covington, KY.  Active Duty  On arrival, they were assigned to active duty

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Happy 103rd Birthday, Lt. Col. Harry Baker !

Wisconsin World War II veteran, Harry Dillon Baker will celebrate his 103rd birthday on October 9, 2023. At the request of Baker's family, the museum staff is asking for your help in marking Harry’s milestone by sending a birthday card made out to him which we will deliver to his

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22nd Wisconsin Infantry Regiment

Organization  The Twenty-Second Wisconsin Infantry Regiment (22nd Wisconsin Infantry Regiment) organized at Camp Utley, Racine, Wisconsin, and mustered into the service of the United States on September 2, 1862.  They left Wisconsin on the 16 for Covington, KY.   Active Duty  In Covington, they were assigned to active duty as part

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21st Wisconsin Infantry Regiment

Organization  The Twenty-First Wisconsin Infantry Regiment (21st Wisconsin Infantry Regiment) organized at Camp Bragg, Oshkosh, Wisconsin, and mustered into the service of the United States on September 5, 1862.  They left the state on September 11. Then, they proceeded to Covington, KY, and then went to Louisville.  Active Duty  In

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20th Wisconsin Infantry Regiment

Organization  The Twentieth Wisconsin Infantry Regiment (20th Wisconsin Infantry Regiment) organized at Camp Randall, Madison, Wisconsin. Their final muster into the service of the United States completed on August 23, 1862.  The regiment left the state on August 30 for Missouri. Active Duty  To start, they joined General Herron’s Brigade

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19th Wisconsin Infantry Regiment

Organization  The organization of the Nineteenth Wisconsin Infantry Regiment (19th Wisconsin Infantry Regiment) started at Racine, Wisconsin, in December 1861, and continued until April 20, 1862. After, the regiment transferred to Camp Randall to guard rebel prisoners.  When the organization was perfected, the Nineteenth mustered into the service of the

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18th Wisconsin Infantry Regiment

Organization  The Eighteenth Wisconsin Infantry Regiment (18th Wisconsin Infantry Regiment) organized at Milwaukee, Wisconsin and mustered into the service of the United States on March 15th, 1862. They left Wisconsin on March 30, and disembarked at Pittsburg Landing, TN, April 5, 1862, at once moving up to the front.    Active

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17th Wisconsin Infantry Regiment

 Organization  The Seventeenth Wisconsin Infantry Regiment (17th Wisconsin Infantry Regiment) organized at Camp Randall, Madison, Wisconsin, and mustered into U.S. service on March 15, 1862.  The regiment left the state on March 23, directly heading to St. Louis. Then, on April 10, they went on to Pittsburg Landing, TN, disembarking

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16th Wisconsin Infantry Regiment

Organization  The Sixteenth Wisconsin Infantry Regiment (16th Wisconsin Infantry Regiment) organized at Camp Randall, Madison, Wisconsin, and their muster into the service of the United States was completed on the January 31, 1862.  The Sixteenth left the state on March 13 for Pittsburg Landing, TN, which was reached on March

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15th Wisconsin Infantry Regiment

Organization  The Fifteenth Wisconsin Infantry Regiment (15th Wisconsin Infantry Regiment) organized at Camp Randall, Madison, WI. They mustered into the service of the United States on February 14, 1862.  They left the state on March 2, 1862, traveling to Birds Point, MO., and reaching there on March 14th.  Active Duty 

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