Battle Unit Details

UNION WISCONSIN VOLUNTEERS

27th Regiment, Wisconsin Infantry

Overview:
Organized at Milwaukee, Wis., and mustered in March 7, 1863. Left State for Columbus, Ky., March 16. Attached to District of Columbus, Ky., 6th Division, 16th Army Corps, Dept. of the Tennessee, to May, 1863. 3rd Brigade, Kimball's Provisional Division, 16th Army Corps, to July, 1863. 3rd Brigade, Kimball's Division, District of Eastern Arkansas, to August, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, Arkansas Expedition, to January, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, 7th Army Corps, Dept. of Arkansas, to April, 1864. 3rd Brigade, 3rd Division, 7th Army Corps, to May, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 7th Army Corps, to February, 1865. 3rd Brigade, 3rd Division, Reserve Corps, Military Division West Mississippi, February, 1865. 3rd Brigade, 3rd Division, 13th Army Corps, Military Division West Mississippi, to August, 1865.

Service:
Duty at Columbus, Ky., till May 30, 1863. Moved to Young's Point, La., May 30-June 3. Moved to Haines' Bluff June 11, thence to Snyder's Bluff June 16, and duty there till July 25. Siege of Vicksburg , Miss., June 4-July 4. Ordered to Helena, Ark., July 25, and duty there till August. Steele's Expedition against Little Rock, Ark., August 10-September 10. Bayou Fourche and capture of Little Rock September 10. Duty at Little Rock till March 23, 1864. Steele's Expedition to Camden March 23-May 3. Elkin's Ferry April 2-3. Prairie D'Ane April 9-12. Occupation of Camden April 16. Evacuation of Camden April 26. Jenkins' Ferry , Saline River, April 30. Duty at Little Rock and Pine Bluff till February 7, 1865. Pine Bluff June 21, 1864. (Cos. "A," "D," "E" and "H" on guard duty along Little Rock & Memphis Railroad west of Brownsville.) Ordered to New Orleans, La., February 7, 1865, thence to Navy Cave, Mobile Bay. Campaign against Mobile and its defences March 17-April 12. Siege of Spanish Fort and Fort Blakely March 26-April 8. Assault and capture Fort Blakely April 9. Occupation of Mobile April 12. Expedition to Manna Hubba Bluff April 19-25. Moved to McIntosh Bluff, and duty there till May 9. Moved to Mobile, thence to Brazos Santiago, Texas, June 1-6. Moved to Brownsville August 2 and there mustered out August 5, 1865. Discharged August 29, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 22 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 5 Officers and 232 Enlisted men by disease. Total 259.

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