Descendants of the 11th Wisconsin, 144 years ago your ancestors took great pride in the fall of Vicksburg. The regiment fought bravely suffering more losses (killed/wounded in battle) during Grant’s Vicksburg Campaign than during any other campaign of the war they took part in. Here is a clipping describing their […]

After some research today I feel confident in debunking the myth that the 11th Wisconsin was dominated by Irish recruits; please do note that I am German/Irish. Looking through the muster roll I would say, with just a glancing guess, that maybe 25% of the regiment might have been Irish […]

WISCONSIN 11TH INFANTRY REGIMENT Date of Organization: 18 October 1861 Date of Muster: 05 September 1865 Officers Killed or Mortally Wounded: 6 Officers Died of Disease or Accident: 4 Enlisted Killed or Mortally Wounded: 80 Enlisted Died of Disease or Accident: 283 Battles Fought Battle at Bayou Lombrau, Louisiana Battle […]

CLICK HERE FOR GRAPHAs some of you are aware, I have been researching the 11th Wisconsin Civil War regiment for some time now. I have spent a significant amount of time of late going through muster and descriptive rolls to come up with a breakdown for occupation, age, county, and […]

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Roster of Recruits not on company rolls in the 11th Wisconsin Infantry. Abbreviations M.O.= Mustered Out. Cpl = Corporal Sgt = Sergeant Lt = Lieutenant Prom = Promoted Disch = Discharged Trans = Transferred Enlisted Men Name Residence Enlisted Remarks Adolph, George Milwaukee Dec 12, 1862 Never reported Bower, Edwin […]

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Roster of the 11th Wisconsin Infantry, Co. K The “Neenah Rifles” Abbreviations M.O.= Mustered Out. Cpl = Corporal Sgt = Sergeant Lt = Lieutenant Prom = Promoted Disch = Discharged Trans = Transferred Officers Name Rank Residence Date(Rank From) Remarks Calvin J. Wheeler Captain Neenah Jul 22, 1861 Resigned Nov […]

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Roster of the 11th Wisconsin Infantry, Co. I The “Fox River Zouaves” Abbreviations M.O.= Mustered Out. Cpl = Corporal Sgt = Sergeant Lt = Lieutenant Prom = Promoted Disch = Discharged Trans = Transferred Officers Name Rank Residence Date(Rank From) Remarks Allen J. Whittier Captain Markesan Oct 8, 1861 Enl. […]

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Roster of the 11th Wisconsin Infantry, Co. H The “Dixon Guard” Abbreviations M.O.= Mustered Out. Cpl = Corporal Sgt = Sergeant Lt = Lieutenant Prom = Promoted Disch = Discharged Trans = Transferred Officers Name Rank Residence Date(Rank From) Remarks Alexander Chrystie Captain Portage Setp 25, 1861 Wnd. Bayou Cache, […]

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Roster of the 11th Wisconsin Infantry, Co. G The “Randall Zouaves” Abbreviations M.O.= Mustered Out. Cpl = Corporal Sgt = Sergeant Lt = Lieutenant Prom = Promoted Disch = Discharged Trans = Transferred Officers Name Rank Residence Date(Rank From) Remarks Wilbur F. Pelton Captain Sun Prairie Oct 10, 1861 Resigned […]