1st Wisconsin Heavy Artillery

Recruitment, Training, and Active Service In June 1863 a battalion of four batteries of heavy artillery was organized in Wisconsin. The following September this was enlarged to recruit a number of companies to form a regimental organization.  Company K of the Second Wisconsin Infantry had been detached and equipped as

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2nd Wisconsin Cavalry

Recruitment and Training The Second Wisconsin Cavalry (2nd Wisconsin Cavalry) was organized at Camp Washburn, Milwaukee, Wisconsin between December 30, 1861 and March 10, 1862. Active Service On March 24, 1862, the regiment left Wisconsin for Benton Barracks in St. Louis, MO. From this point battalions from the regiment were

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