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1st Regiment, Wisconsin Infantry

Organized at Camp Scott, Milwaukee, Wis., and mustered in October 19, 1861. Moved to Louisville, Ky., October 28-31, and duty there till November 14. Attached to Negley's 7th Brigade, Army of the Ohio, to December, 1861. 7th Brigade, 2nd Division, Army of the Ohio, to February, 1862. Negley's 7th Independent Brigade, Army of the Ohio, to August, 1862. 28th Brigade, 3rd Division, Army of the Ohio, to September, 1862. 28th Brigade, 3rd Division, 1st Army Corps, Army of the Ohio, to November, 1862. 3rd Brigade, 1st Division (Centre), 14th Army Corps, Army of the Cumberland, to January, 1863. 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 14th Army Corps, Army of the Cumberland, to April, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 14th Army Corps, to October, 1863. 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 14th Army Corps to October, 1864.

Ordered to West Point, Ky., November 14, 1861; thence to Elizabethtown, Ky., December 3, and to Bacon Creek December 11. Moved to Munfordsville, Ky., December 17, and duty at Camp Wood till February, 1862. Advance on Bowling Green, Ky., and Nashville, Tenn., February 14-March 3. Duty at Nashville till March 29. Action on Granny White Pike, near Nashville, March 8. Moved to Columbia March 29-April 2. Moved to Bigley's Creek, and duty guarding railroad at bridges till May 3. Rogersville May 13. Expedition to Chattanooga May 28-June 17 (Cos. "A," "B," "G" and "K"). Chattanooga June 7-8. Moved to Huntsville, Ala., and duty there till August. (Part of Regiment at Columbia and Mooresville till August 18.) March to Nashville, Tenn., thence to Louisville, Ky., in pursuit of Bragg August 18-September 26. Pursuit of Bragg to Crab Orchard, Ky., October 1-16. Battle of Perryville , Ky., October 8. Guard duty at Mitchellsville till December 7. Advance on Murfreesboro December 26-30. Jefferson December 30. Battle of Stone's River December 30-31, 1862, and January 1-3, 1863. Duty at Murfreesboro till June. Expedition to McMinnville April 20-30. Middle Tennessee (or Tullahoma) Campaign June 23-July 7. Hoover's Gap June 24-26. Jones' Ford July 2. Occupation of Middle Tennessee till August 16. Passage of the Cumberland Mountains and Tennessee River and Chickamauga (Ga.) Campaign August 16-September 22. Davis Cross Roads , near Dug Gap, September 11. Battle of Chickamauga September 19-21. Rossville Gap September 21. Siege of Chattanooga September 24-November 23. Chattanooga-Ringgold Campaign November 23-27. Orchard Knob November 23-24. Mission Ridge November 25. Reconnoissance to Cooper's Gap November 30-December 3. Scout to Harrison and Ootlewah January 21, 1864 (Detachment). Demonstration on Dalton, Ga., February 22-27, 1864. Tunnel Hill, Buzzard's Roost Gap and Rocky Faced Ridge February 23-25. Atlanta (Ga.) Campaign May 1 to September 8. Demonstrations on Rocky Faced Ridge May 8-11. Battle of Resaca May 14-15. Advance on Dallas May 18-25. Operations on line of Pumpkin Vine Creek and battles about Dallas, New Hope Church and Allatoona Hills May 25-June 5. Pickett's Mills May 27. Operations about Marietta and against Kenesaw Mountain June 10-July 2. Pine Hill June 11-14. Lost Mountain June 15-17. Assault on Kenesaw June 27. Ruff's Station July 4. Chattahoochie River July 5-17. Peach Tree Creek July 19-20. Siege of Atlanta July 22-August 25. Utoy Creek August 5-7. Flank movement on Jonesboro August 25-30. Battle of Jonesboro August 31-September 1. Non-Veterans ordered to Nashville, Tenn., September 21. Veterans and Recruits transferred to 21st Wisconsin Infantry. Regiment mustered out October 13, 1864.

Regiment lost during service 6 Officers and 151 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 142 Enlisted men by disease. Total 300.
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