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A

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

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

Adairsville, Battle of (May 17, 1864) — Atlanta Campaign
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, Battle of (July 22, 1864) — Atlanta Campaign
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) — Vicksburg Campaign
Black River Bridge, Battle of, see Big Black River Bridge
Bloody Bridge, Battle of (July 6-9, 1864)
Bolivar Heights, Battle of (October 16, 1861)
Boonville, First Battle of (June 17, 1861)
Brentwood, Battle of (March 23, 1863) — Middle Tennessee Operations
Brice’s Crossroads, Battle of (June 10, 1864) — Forrest’s Defense of Mississippi
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

Cameron’s Depot, Battle of (August 21, 1864), aka Summit Point/Cameron’s Depot
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) — Vicksburg Campaign
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 (April 7, 1863)
Charleston Harbor, Second Battle of/Siege of (July 18-September 7, 1863)
Chattanooga, First Battle of (June 7-8, 1862) — Confederate Heartland Offensive
Chattanooga, Second Battle of (August 21, 1863) — Chickamauga Campaign
Chattanooga Campaign (November 23-26, 1863)

  • Wheeler’s Raid
  • Battle of Farmington
  • Battle of Brown’s Ferry
  • Battle of Wauhatchie
  • Battle of Lookout Mountain
  • Battle of Missionary Ridge
  • Battle of Ringgold Gap

Chester Station, Battle of (May 10, 1864) — Bermuda Hundred Campaign
Chickamauga, Battle of (September 19–20, 1863) — Chickamauga Campaign
Chickasaw Bayou, Battle of (December 26-29, 1862)
Cloyd’s Mountain , Battle of (May 9, 1864) — Crook’s Raid
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)
Cove Mountain, Battle of (May 10, 1864) — Crooks’ Raid
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

Dallas, Battle of (May 26-June 1, 1864) — Atlanta Campaign
Davis’s Cross Roads (September 10-11, 1863) — Chickamauga Campaign
Dover, Battle of (February 3, 1863) — aka Second Battle of Fort Donelson
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)

Flowing Springs, Battle of (August 21, 1864), aka Summit Point/Cameron’s Depot
Forrest’s Memphis Raid (August 21, 1864), see Memphis, Second Battle of
Fort Darling
, Battle of (May 15, 1862) — aka Drewry’s Bluff
Fort Donelson, Battle of (February 11-16, 1862)
Fort Donelson, Second Battle of (February 3, 1863), see Dover, Battle of
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)
Franklin, First Battle of (April 10, 1863) — Middle Tennessee Operations
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
Globe Tavern, Battle of / aka Second Battle of Weldon Railroad (August 18-21, 1864) — Richmond-Petersburg Campaign
Glorieta Pass, Battle of (March 26-28, 1862)
Good’s Farm, Battle of (June 6, 1862), aka Harrisonburg
Goodrich’s Landing, Battle of (June 29-30, 1863) — Vicksburg Campaign
Grand Coteau, Battle of, see Bayou Bourbeux
Grand Gulf, Battle of (April 29, 1863) — Vicksburg Campaign
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) — Vicksburg Campaign
Hoke’s Run, Battle of (July 2, 1861) — aka Falling Waters
Hoover’s Gap, Battle of (June24-26, 1863) — Tullahoma Campaign
Hunter’s Crossing, Battle of (October 23, 1864)  — aka Battle of Hurricane Creek
Hurricane Bridge, Skirmish at (March 28, 1863)
Hurricane Creek, Battle of (October 23, 1864) — aka Battle of Hunter’s Crossing

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) — Vicksburg Campaign
Jackson, Expedition (July 5-25, 1863) — Vicksburg Campaign
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) — Atlanta Campaign
Kernstown, First Battle of (March 23, 1862)
Knoxville, Siege of (November 17-December 4, 1863)
Kolb’s Farm, Battle of (June 22, 1864) — Atlanta Campaign

L

Lake Providence, Battle of (June 9, 1863) — Vicksburg Campaign
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) — Tullahoma Campaign
Lookout Mountain, Battle of (November 24, 1863)

M

Malvern Hill, Battle of (July 1, 1862) — Seven Days Battles
Marietta, Battle of (June 9-July 3, 1864) — Atlanta Campaign
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)
Memphis, Second Battle of (August 21, 1864), aka Forrest’s Memphis Raid — Forrest’s Defense
. . . . .of Mississippi
Merrimack (Virginia) scuttled (May 11,1862)
Middle Creek, Battle of (January 10, 1862)
Mill Springs
, Battle of (January 19, 1862)
Milliken’s Bend, Battle of (June 7, 1863) — Vicksburg Campaign
Monterey Pass/Gap, Fight at (July 4-5, 1863)
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 Hope Church, Battle of (May 25-26, 1864) — Atlanta Campaign
New Orleans, Battle for (April 25-30, 1862)
Nickajack Creek, Battle of (July 5-6, 1864) — Atlanta Campaign
Noonday Creek, Battle of (June 10-July 3, 1864) — Atlanta Campaign
Norfolk/Portsmouth naval yards destroyed (May 9, 1862)

O

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

P

Pace’s Ferry, Battle of (July 5, 1864) — Atlanta Campaign
Pea Ridge, Battle of (March 6-8, 1862)
Peachtree Creek (part I, part II), Battle of (July 20, 1864) — Atlanta Campaign

  • 1st Wisconsin Infantry
  • 3rd Wisconsin Infantry
  • 10th Wisconsin Infantry
  • 15th Wisconsin Infantry
  • 21st Wisconsin Infantry
  • 22nd Wisconsin Infantry
  • 24th Wisconsin Infantry
  • 26th Wisconsin Infantry
  • 31st Wisconsin Infantry
  • 5th Battery Wisconsin Light Artillery

Pensacola, Battle of (November 22, 1861)
Perryville, Battle of (October 8, 1862)
Petersburg, Siege of (June 16, 1864-April 2, 1865)

  • First Battle of Petersburg (June 9, 1864)
  • Second Battle of Petersburg /  aka Assault on Petersburg (June 15-18, 1864)
  • Battle of Jerusalem Plank Road / aka First Battle of Weldon Railroad (June 21-23, 1864)
  • Wilson-Kautz Riad (June 22-July 1, 1864)
  • Battle of Staunton River Bridge (June 25, 1864)
    • Battle of Sappony Church (June 28, 1864)
    • First Battle of Ream’s Station (June 29, 1864)
  • First Battle of Deep Bottom / aka Darbytown, Strawberry Plains, New Market Road, Gravel Hill (July 27-29, 1864)
  • Battle of the Crater (July 30, 1864)
  • Second Battle of Deep Bottom / aka Fussell’s Mill, New Market Road, Bailey’s Creek, Charles City Road, White’s Tavern (August 14-20, 1864)
  • Battle of Globe Tavern / aka Second Battle of Weldon Railroad (August 18-21, 1864)
  • Second Battle of Ream’s Station (August 25, 1864)
  • Beefsteak Raid (September 14-17, 1864)
  • Battle of Chaffin’s Farm and New Market Heights / aka Laurel Hill (September 29-30, 1864)
    • Capture of Fort Harrison
  • Battle of Peeble’s Farm / aka Poplar Springs Church (September 30-October 2, 1864)
  • Battle of Vaughan (Vaughn) Road (October 1, 1864)

Philippi, Battle of (June 3, 1861)
Pickett’s Mill, Battle of (May 27, 1864) — Atlanta Campaign
Piedmont, Battle of (June 5, 1864) — “Grumble” Jones killed
Pittsburg Landing, Battle of (April 6-7, 1862) — aka Battle of Shiloh
Plains Store, Battle of (May 21, 1863), aka Battle of Springfield Road — Vicksburg Campaign
Poison Spring, Battle of (April 18, 1864) — Camden Expedition
Port Gibson, Battle of (May 1, 1863) — Vicksburg Campaign
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)
Port Walthall Junction, Battle of (May 6–7, 1864) — Bermuda Hundred Campaign
Portsmouth/Norfolk naval yards destroyed (May 9, 1862)
Proctor’s Creek, Battle of (May 12-16, 1864) — Bermuda Hundred Campaign

Q

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

R

Raymond, Battle of (May 12, 1863) — Vicksburg Campaign
Ream’s Station, First Battle of (June 29, 1864) — Richmond-Petersburg Campaign
Resaca, Battle of (May 13-15, 1864) — Atlanta Campaign
Richmond, Battle of (June 115, 1863) — Vicksburg Campaign
Roanoke Island
, Battle of (February 7-8, 1862)
Rocky Face Ridge, Battle of (May 7-13, 1864) — Atlanta Campaign
Rousseau’s Raid (July 10-22, 1864) — Atlanta Campaign

S

Saint Georges Creek Skirmish (July 19, 1863), see Buffington Island, Battle of
Saint Mary’s Church, Battle of (June 24, 1864) — Overland Campaign
Salineville, Battle of (July 26, 1863) — part of Morgan’s Raid
Samaria Church, Battle of (June 24, 1864), see Saint Mary’s Church, Battle of
Santa Rosa Island, Battle of (October 9, 1861)
Sappony Church, Battle of (June 28, 1864) — Richmond-Petersburg Campaign
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

Slocum’s Expedition to Jackson (July 1864)
Snyder’s Bluff, Battle of (April 29-May 1, 1863) — Vicksburg Campaign
South Mills, Battle of (April 19, 1862)
South Mountain, Battle of (September 14)

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

Springfield Road, Battle of (May 21, 1863), see Plains Store, Battle of
Staunton River Bridge, Battle of (June 25, 1864) — Richmond-Petersburg Campaign
Stones River, Battle of (December 31, 1862-January 2, 1863), aka Second Battle of Murfreesboro

  • 1st Wisconsin Infantry
  • 10th Wisconsin Infantry
  • 15th Wisconsin Infantry
  • 21st Wisconsin Infantry
  • 24th Wisconsin Infantry
  • 3rd Battery Wisconsin Light Artillery
  • 5th Battery Wisconsin Light Artillery
  • 8th Battery Wisconsin Light Artillery
  • 10th Battery Wisconsin Light Artillery

Summit Point, Battle of (August 21, 1864), aka Flowing Springs/Cameron’s Depot — Sheridan’s
. . . . .Shenandoah Valley Campaign
Swift Creek, Battle of (May 9, 1864) — Bermuda Hundred Campaign

T

Tallahatchie, Battle of (December 1, 1862)
Tebbs Bend, Battle of (July 4, 1863) – aka Green River — part of Morgan’s Raid
Thompsons’ Station, Battle of (March 5, 1863) — Middle Tennessee Operations
Tranter’s Creek, Battle of (June 5, 1862)
Trevilian Station, Battle of (June 11-12, 1864) — Overland Campaign
Tupelo, Battle of (July 14-15, 1864)—aka Battle of Harrisburg — Forrest’s Defense of Mississippi

V

Valverde, Battle of (February 20-21, 1862)
Vaught’s Hill, Battle of (March 20, 1863) — Middle Tennessee Operations
Vicksburg, Siege of (May 18 to July 4, 1863) — Vicksburg Campaign

  • 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

Ware Bottom Church, Battle of (May 20, 1864) — Bermuda Hundred Campaign
Warrenton, Skirmish at (May 19, 1862)

  • 4th Wisconsin Infantry — first casualties of the regiment

Weldon Railroad, First Battle of (June 21-23, 1864), aka Jerusalem Plank Road
Weldon Railroad, Second Battle of (August 18-21, 1864), aka Globe Tavern
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-Kautz Raid (June 22-July 1, 1864) — Richmond-Petersburg Campaign
Wilson’s Creek, Battle of (August 10, 1861)
Winchester, First Battle of (May 25, 1862)
Winchester, Second Battle of (

Y

Yazoo City Expedition (May 4-21, 1864) — Forrest’s Defense of Mississippi
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)
Young’s Point, Battle of (June 7, 1863) — Vicksburg Campaign

 

 

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