Battle Unit Details

UNION WISCONSIN VOLUNTEERS

32nd Regiment, Wisconsin Infantry

Overview:
Organized at Oshkosh, Wis., and mustered in September 25, 1862. Left State for Memphis, Tenn., October 30. Attached to 5th Brigade, District of Memphis, Tenn., 13th Army Corps (Old), Dept. of the Tennessee, November, 1862. 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, District of Memphis, 13th Army Corps, to December, 1862. 3rd Brigade, 8th Division, 16th Army Corps, Army of the Tennessee, to March, 1863. 2nd Brigade, District of Memphis, 5th Division, 16th Army Corps, to December, 1863. 3rd Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, 16th Army Corps, to January, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 4th Division, 16th Army Corps, to March, 1864. 3rd Brigade, 4th Division, 16th Army Corps, to September, 1864. 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 17th Army Corps, to June, 1865.

Service:
Grant's Central Mississippi Campaign; operations on the Mississippi Central Railroad November 18, 1862, to January 2, 1863. Moved to Memphis, Tenn., and provost duty there till November 26, 1863. Moved to Moscow, Tenn., November 26-30, and duty there till January 27, 1864. Repulse of Lee's attack on Moscow December 2, 1863. Moved to Memphis, Tenn., thence to Vicksburg, Miss., January 27-February 2, 1864. Meridian Campaign February 3-March 2. Meridian , February 14-15. Laudersdale Springs February 16. Marion February 15-17. Operations against Forest in West Tennessee March 16-April 10. At Decatur, Ala., April 10-August 4, 1864. Expedition to Courtland, Ala., May 27-29. Pond Springs, near Courtland, May 27. Expedition from Decatur to Moulton July 25. Courtland July 25 and 27. Moved to Atlanta, Ga, August 4-8. Atlanta (Ga.) Campaign August 8-September 8. Siege of Atlanta August 8-25. 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. Harrison's Field and Montieth Swamp December 9. Siege of Savannah December 10-21. Campaign of the Carolinas January to April, 1865. Reconnoissance to Salkehatchie River January 20. Salkehatchie Swamps , February 2-5. Rivers' and Broxton Bridges, Salkehatchie River, February 2. Rivers' Bridge, South Edisto River, February 3. Binnaker's Bridge, South Edisto River, February 9. Orangeburg February 11-12. Columbia February 16-17. Averysboro, N. C., March 16. Battle of Bentonville, 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 20. Grand Review May 24. Mustered out June 12, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 1 Officer and 26 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 253 Enlisted men by disease. Total 281.

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