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24th Regiment, Wisconsin Infantry

Organized at Milwaukee, Wis., and mustered in August 15, 1862. Left State for Louisville, Ky., September 5. Attached to 37th Brigade, 11th Division, Army of the Ohio, September, 1862. 37th Brigade, 11th Division, 3rd Corps, Army of the Ohio, to November, 1862. 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, Right Wing 14th Army Corps, Army of the Cumberland, to January, 1863. 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 20th Army Corps, Army of the Cumberland, to October, 1863. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 4th Army Corps, Army of the Cumberland, to June, 1865.

Camp at Jeffersonville, Ind., September 7-10, 1862. Moved to Cincinnati, Ohio, September 10, and duty at Covington, Ky., till September 18. Ordered to Louisville, Ky., September 18. Pursuit of Bragg to Crab Orchard, Ky., October 1-16. Battle of Perryville , Ky., October 8. March to Nashville, Tenn., October 16-November 7, and duty there till December 26. Advance on Murfreesboro December 26-30. Battle of Stones River , December 30-31, 1862, and January 1-3, 1863. Duty at Murfreesboro till June. Expedition toward Columbia March 4-14. Middle Tennessee (or Tullahoma) Campaign June 23-July 7. Passage of the Cumberland Mountains and Tennessee River and Chickamauga (Ga.) Campaign August 16-September 22. Battle of Chickamauga, Ga., September 19-20. Siege of Chattanooga, Tenn., September 24-November 23. Chattanooga-Ringgold Campaign November 23-27. Orchard Knob November 23-24. Mission Ridge November 25. March to relief of Knoxville, Tenn., November 28-December 8. Operations in East Tennessee till February, 1864. Duty at Division Headquarters at Loudon January 18 to April, 1864. Atlanta (Ga.) Campaign May 1 to September 8. Demonstrations on Rocky Faced Ridge and Dalton, Ga., May 8-11. Buzzard's Roost Gap May 8-9. Battle of Resaca , May 14-15. Adairsville, May 17. Near Kingston May 18-19. Near Cassville May 19. Operations on line of Pumpkin Vine Creek and battles about Dallas , New Hope Church and Allatoona Hills May 25-June 5. 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. Buckhead, Nancy's Creek, July 18. Peach Tree Creek , July 19-20. Siege of Atlanta July 22-August 25. Flank movement on Jonesboro August 25-30. Battle of Jonesboro , August 31-September 1. Lovejoy Station September 2-6. Pursuit of Hood into Alabama October 1-26. Nashville Campaign November-December. In front of Columbia, Duck River, November 24-27. Spring Hill , November 29. Battle of Franklin , November 30. Battle of Nashville , December 15-16. Pursuit of Hood to the Tennessee River December 17-28. Moved to Huntsville, Ala., and duty there till March, 1865. Operations in East Tennessee March 15-April 22. Moved to Nashville, Tenn., and duty there till June. Mustered out June 10, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 8 Officers and 103 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 3 Officers and 87 Enlisted men by disease. Total 201.

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