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A

Accomac County (Va.), Expedition into (November 14-22, 1861)

  • 4th Wisconsin Infantry — Hudson City Guards (Company G)

Antietam, Battle of (September 17, 1862)

  • 6th Wisconsin Infantry — Prescott Guards (Company B)

Appomattox Court House (April 9, 1865)

  • 6th Wisconsin Infantry — Prescott Guards (Company B)

Arkansas Post, Battle of (January 9-11, 1863)
Atlanta Campaign (May 8 to September 8, 1864)

  • 12th Wisconsin Infantry — Lyon Light Guards (Company A ), from Prescott

 

B

Bakers Creek, Battle of (May 16, 1863), see Champion Hill
Ball’s Bluff, Battle of (October 20-24, 1861)
Baton Rouge, Battle of (August 5, 1862) — participation by 4th Wisconsin Infantry
Bayou Bourbeux, Battle of (November 3, 1863) — aka Grand Coteau/aka Carrion Crow Bayou
Belmont, Battle of (November 7, 1861)
Big Bethel, Battle of (June 10, 1861)
Big Black River Bridge, Battle of (May 17, 1863)
Black River Bridge, Battle of, see Big Black River Bridge
Bolivar Heights, Battle of (October 16, 1861)
Boonville, First Battle of (June 17, 1861)
Bristoe Station, Battle of
Britton’s Lane, Battle of
Buffington Island, Battle of (July 19, 1863) — part of Morgan’s Raid
Bull Run, First Battle of (July 21, 1861) — aka First Manassas

  • 2nd Wisconsin Infantry

Bull Run, Second Battle of  (August 28-30, 1862) — aka Second Manassas

C

Camp Allegheny, Battle of (December 13, 1861)
Cane Hill, Battle of (November 28, 1862)
Carnifex Ferry, Battle of (September 10, 1861)
Carrion Crow Bayou, Battle of, see Bayou Bourbeux
Carthage, Battle of (July 5, 1861)
Cedar Mountain, Battle of (August 9, 1862)

  • 6th Wisconsin Infantry – Company B was the Prescott Guards

Champion Hill, Battle of (May 16, 1863)
Chancellorsville
, Battle of (May 2-5, 1863)

  • 6th Wisconsin Infantry – including the Prescott Guards (Company B)
  • plus the 2nd, 3rd, 5th, 7th, and 26th Wisconsin Infantries

Chantilly, Battle of (September 1, 1862)

  • 6th Wisconsin Infantry – including the Prescott Guards (Company B)

Charleston Harbor, First Battle of (
Charleston Harbor, Second Battle of (
Chattanooga, Battle of (November 23-26, 1863)
Chickamauga, Battle of (
Chickasaw Bayou, Battle of (December 26-29, 1862)
Corinth, Second Battle of (October 3-4, 1862)

  • 8th Wisconsin Infantry?

Corinth, Siege of (April 29-May 30, 1862)

  • 8th Wisconsin Infantry

Corrick’s Ford, Battle of (July 13, 1861)
Corydon, Battle of (July 9, 1863)
Cross Keys, Battle of (June 8, 1862)
Cumberland Gap, First Battle of (June 18, 1862)
Cumberland Gap, Second Battle of (September 1862)
Cumberland Gap, Third Battle of (September 7-9, 1863)

D

Dover, Battle of (
Dranesville, Battle of (December 20, 1861)
Drewry’s Bluff, Battle of (
Dry Wood Creek, Battle of (

E

Elizabeth City, Battle of (February 10, 1862)

F

Fair Oaks, Battle of (June 1, 1862)
Falling Waters
, Battle of (July 2, 1861) — aka Hoke’s Run

  • 1st Wisconsin Infantry – including Company F (Saint Croix Rifles)

Fort Darling, Battle of (May 15, 1862) — aka Drewry’s Bluff
Fort Donelson, Battle of (February 11-16, 1862)
Fort Gibson, Battle of (May 1, 1863)
Fort Jackson, Battle of (with Fort St. Phillip; April 18-29, 1862)

Fort Henry, Battle of (February 6, 1862)
Fort Macon, Siege of (March 23-April 26, 1862)
Fort Pulaski, Battle of (April 10-11, 1862)
Fort St. Phillip, Battle of (with Fort Jackson; April 18-29, 1862)

Fort Sanders, Battle of (November 29, 1863)
Fort Sumter, Confederate Attack of (April 12-13, 1861)
Fredericksburg, Battle of (December 11-15, 1862)

  • 2nd, 5th, 6th and 7th Wisconsin Infantries

Fredericktown, Battle of (October 21, 1861)

  • 8th Wisconsin Infantry

Front Royal, Battle of (May 23, 1862)

G

Gaines’ Mill, Battle of (June 27, 1862) — Seven Days Battles
Galveston, Battle of (January 1, 1863)
Garnett’s and Golding’s Farms, Battle of (June 27-28, 1862) — Seven Days Battles
Gettysburg, Battle of (July 1-3, 1863)

  • 6th Wisconsin Infantry – including the Prescott Guards (Company B)
  • plus the 2nd, 3rd, 5th, 7th, 26th Wisconsin Infantries

Glendale, Battle of (June 30, 1862) — Seven Days Battles
Glorieta Pass, Battle of (March 26-28, 1862)
Good’s Farm, Battle of (June 6, 1862), aka Harrisonburg
Grand Coteau, Battle of, see Bayou Bourbeux
Grand Gulf, Battle of (April 29, 1863)
Green River, Battle of (July 4, 1863), aka Tebbs Bend  — part of Morgan’s Raid
Groveton, Battle of (August 29, 1862)

H

Hampton Roads, Battle of (March 8-9, 1862)
Hanover Court House, Battle of / aka Slash Church (May 27, 1862)
Harpers Ferry Armory destroyed (April 18, 1861)
Harpers Ferry Battle (September 12-15, 1862)
Hatchie’s Bridge, Battle of (October 5, 1862)

  • 12th Wisconsin Infantry — Lyon Light Guards (Company A ), from Prescott

Hatteras Inlet Batteries, Battle of (August 28-29, 1861)
Helena, Battle of (July 4, 1863)
Hoke’s Run, Battle of (July 2, 1861) — aka Falling Waters

I

Island No. 10 ends, Battle/Siege of (April 8, 1862), and more,  plus letter about

  • 8th Wisconsin Infantry

Iuka, Battle of (September 19, 1862)

  • 8th Wisconsin Infantry

J

Jackson, Battle of (May 14, 1863)

Jackson, Siege of (July 10-17, 1864)

  • 12th Wisconsin Infantry —  Lyon Light Guards (Company A), from Prescott

K

Kelly’s Ford, Battle of (March 17, 1863)
Kennesaw Mountain, Battle of (June 27, 1864)
Kernstown, First Battle of (March 23, 1862)
Knoxville, Siege of (November 17

L

Lawrence Massacre (August 21, 1863), see Quantrill’s Raid
Lewinsville, Battle of (September 11, 1861)
Lewisburg, Battle of (May 23, 1862)
Lexington, First Battle of/Siege of September 13-20, 1861)
Liberty Gap, Battle of (June24-26, 1863)
Lookout Mountain, Battle of (November 24, 1863)

M

Malvern Hill, Battle of (July 1, 1862) — Seven Days Battles
McDowell, Battle of (May 8, 1862)
Mechanicsville, Battle of / aka Beaver Dam Creek / aka Ellerson’s Mill (June 26, 1862) — Seven Days Battles
Memphis, First Battle of (June 6, 1862)
Merrimack (Virginia) scuttled (May 11,1862)
Middle Creek, Battle of (January 10, 1862)
Mill Springs
, Battle of (January 19, 1862)
Morgan’s Raid (June 11 to July 26, 1863) — aka The Great Raid of 1863

  • in Tennessee (June 11 to July 2)
    • Battle of Tebbs Bend, or Green River (July 4, 1863)
  • in Kentucky (July 2 to July 8)
  • in Indiana (July 8 to July 13)
  • in Ohio (July 13 to July 26)
    • Battle of Salineville (July 26, 1863)
  • in West Virginia (July 19)

Munson’s Hill (September 28, 1861)
Murfreesboro, First Battle of (July 13, 1862)
Murfreesboro, Second Battle of, see Stones River, Battle of

N

Nashville, Occupation of (February 25, 1862) — participation by 10th Wisconsin Infantry
New Bern, Battle of (March 14, 1862)
New Orleans, Battle for (April 25-30, 1862)
Norfolk/Portsmouth naval yards destroyed (May 9, 1862)

O

Oak Grove, Battle of (June 25, 1862) — Seven Days Battles

P

Pea Ridge, Battle of (March 6-8, 1862)
Pensacola, Battle of (November 22, 1861)
Perryville, Battle of (October 8, 1862)
Petersburg, Siege of (June 16, 1864-April 2, 1865)
Philippi, Battle of (June 3, 1861)
Pittsburg Landing, Battle of (April 6-7, 1862) — aka Battle of Shiloh
Port Hudson, Siege of (May 22 to July 9)

  • 4th Wisconsin Infantry — not including Company G (Hudson City Guards)

Port Republic, Battle of (June 9, 1862)
Port Royal
, Battle of (November 7, 1861)
Portsmouth/Norfolk naval yards destroyed (May 9, 1862)

Q

Quantrill’s Raid (August 21, 1863) — aka Lawrence Massacre

R

Raymond, Battle of (May 12, 1863)
Roanoke Island
, Battle of (February 7-8, 1862)

S

Salineville, Battle of (July 26, 1863) — part of Morgan’s Raid
Santa Rosa Island, Battle of (October 9, 1861)
Savage’s Station, Battle of (June 29, 1862) — Seven Days Battles
Secessionville, Battle of (June 16, 1862); more on the Battle of Secessionville
Seven Days Battles (June 25-July 1, 1862) —  culmination of Peninsula Campaign

  • Oak Grove (June 25)
  • Mechanicsville / aka Beaver Dam Creek (June 26)
  • Gaines’s Mill (June 27)
  • Garnett’s and Golding’s Farm (June 27-28)
  • Savage’s Station (June 29)
  • Glendale (June 30)
  • Malvern Hill (July 1)

Seven Pines, Battle of (May 31-June 1, 1862)
Sewell’s Point, Battle of (May 18-19, 1861)
Shiloh, Battle of (April 6-7, 1862) — aka Battle of Pittsburg Landing

South Mills, Battle of (April 19, 1862)
South Mountain, Battle of (September 14)

  • 6th Wisconsin Infantry — Prescott Guards (Company B)

St. Georges Creek Skirmish (July 19, 1863), see Buffington Island, Battle of
Stones River, Battle of (December 31, 1862-January 2, 1863) — aka Second Battle of Murfreesboro

T

Tallahatchie, Battle of (December 1, 1862)
Tebbs Bend, Battle of (July 4, 1863) – aka Green River — part of Morgan’s Raid
Tranter’s Creek, Battle of (June 5, 1862)

V

Valverde, Battle of (February 20-21, 1862)
Vicksburg, Siege of (May 18 to July 4, 1863)

  • 2nd Wisconsin Cavalry — Saint Croix Rangers (Company D)
  • 8th Wisconsin Infantry — Eau Claire Badgers (Company C)
  • 12th Wisconsin Infantry — Prescott’s Lyon Light Guards (Company A)
  • 16th Wisconsin Infantry — Chippewa Valley Guards (Company G)
  • 20th Wisconsin Infantry — Company A included many Pierce County men
  • plus the 11th, 14th, 17th, 18th, 23rd, 25th, 27th, 29th, 33rd Wisconsin Infantries, and the 1st, 6th, and 12th Batteries of Wisconsin Light Artillery

Virginia (Merrimack) scuttled (May 11,1862)

W

Warrenton, Skirmish at (May 19, 1862)

  • 4th Wisconsin Infantry — first casualties of the regiment

West Point, Battle of (May 7, 1862), aka Eltham’s Landing/Barhamsville
White Oak Swamp, Battle of (June 30, 1862) — Seven Days Battles

Wilderness, Battle of the (May 5-7, 1864)

  • 6th Wisconsin Infantry — Prescott Guards (Company B)

Williamsburg, Battle of / aka Fort Magruder (May 5, 1862)
Wilson’s Creek, Battle of (August 10, 1861)
Winchester, First Battle of (May 25, 1862)
Winchester, Second Battle of (

Y

Yazoo River, Fight on the (July 14, 1862) — participation by 4th Wisconsin
Yorktown, Siege of (April 5-May 4, 1862); siege ends/Yorktown evacuated (May 4)

 

 

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