Battle Unit Details

UNION WISCONSIN VOLUNTEERS

25th Regiment, Wisconsin Infantry

Overview:
Organized at LaCrosse, Wis., and mustered in September 14, 1862. Ordered to St. Paul, Minn., September 19, and assigned to duty on northwestern frontier at New Ulm and other points in Minnesota till November. March to Winona, Wis., 300 miles, November 27-December 13. Moved to Camp Randall, Wis., and duty there till February, 1863. Left State for Cairo, Ill., February 17, thence moved to Columbus, Ky., and duty there till April. Attached to District of Columbus, Ky., 6th Division, 16th Army Corps, Army of the Tennessee, to May, 1863. 3rd Brigade, Kimball's Provisionai Division, 16th Army Corps, to July, 1863. 3rd Brigade, Kimball's Division, District of Eastern Arkansas, to August, 1863. Helena, Ark., 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, Army of Arkansas, to January, 1864. District of Eastern Arkansas, 7th Army Corps, Dept. of Arkansas, January, 1864. 1st Brigade, 4th Division, 16th Army Corps, Army of the Tennessee, to March, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 4th Division, 16th Army Corps, to September, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 17th Army Corps, to June, 1865.

Service:
Moved to Cape Girardeau, Mo., April 27, 1863, thence to Memphis, Tenn., and to Young's Point, La., May 31-June 4. Moved to Haines' Bluff June 16, thence to Snyder's Bluff and duty there till July 25. Siege of Vicksburg , Miss., June 4 to July 4. Expedition to Greenville June 25-July 1. Gaines' Landing, Ark., June 28. Ordered to Helena, Ark., July 25, and duty there till February 1, 1864. Moved to Vicksburg February 1. Meridian Campaign February 3-March 2. Moved to Cairo, Ill., thence to Waterloo, Ala., and march to Decatur via Florence, Athens and Mooresville March 10-April 16. Operations against Forest March 16-April 14. Atlanta (Ga.) Campaign May 1 to September 8. Demonstrations on Resaca May 8-13. Sugar Valley near Resaca May 9. 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. Operations about Marietta and against Kenesaw Mountain June 10-July 2. Assault on Kenesaw Mountain June 27. Nickajack Creek July 2-5. Ruff's Mills July 3-4. Chattahoochie River July 5-17. Decatur and battle of Atlanta, July 22. 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. Operations against Hood in North Georgia and North Alabama September 29-November 3. March to the sea November 15-December 10. Montieth Swamp December 9. Siege of Savannah December 10-21. Campaign of the Carolinas January to April, 1865. Reconnoissance to Salkehatchie River, S. C., January 20. Rivers and Broxton Bridges, Salkehatchie River, S. C., February 2. Salkehatchie Swamp , February 2-5. River's Bridge February 3. Columbia February 16-17. Battle of Bentonville, N. C., March 19-21. Occupation of Goldsboro March 24. Advance on Raleigh April 10-14. Occupation of Raleigh April 14. Bennett's House April 26. Surrender of Johnston and his army. March to Washington, D. C., via Richmond, Va., April 29-May 19. Grand Review May 24. Mustered out June 7, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 3 Officers and 46 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 7 Officers and 402 Enlisted men by disease. Total 460.

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