10th Independent Battery Wisconsin Light Artillery

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10th Independent Battery Wisconsin Light Artillery
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Active February 10, 1862 – September 30, 1865
Country  United States
Allegiance Union
Branch Artillery
Size Artillery Battery

American Civil War

The 10th Independent Battery Wisconsin Light Artillery, was an artillery battery that served in the Union Army during the American Civil War.


The 10th Independent Battery was mustered into service at New Lisbon, Wisconsin, on February 10, 1862.

The men who did not reenlist were mustered out on April 26, 1865, in Madison, Wisconsin, while the remainder were transferred to the 12th Independent Battery Wisconsin Light Artillery on April 20, 1865.

Total strength and casualties[edit]

The 10th Independent Battery initially recruited 47 officers and men. An additional 121 men were recruited as replacements, for a total of 168 men.[1]

The battery suffered 3 enlisted men killed in action or died or wounds and 25 enlisted men who died of disease, for a total of 28 fatalities.[2]


See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2007-03-26. Retrieved 2007-04-19.  The Blue Book of the State of Wisconsin Compiled and Published Under the Direction of J. D. Beck, Commissioner of Labor and Industrial Statistics, 1907 Democratic Printing Company, State Printer, Madison, Wisconsin 1907
  2. ^ http://www.civilwararchive.com/Unreghst/unwiarty.htm The Civil War Archive website after Dyer, Frederick Henry. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion. 3 vols. New York: Thomas Yoseloff, 1959.
  3. ^ http://www.wisconsinhistory.org/roster/results.asp?image_id=1392 Wisconsin Historical Society after Roster of Wisconsin Volunteers, War of the Rebellion, 1861-1865. 2 vols. 1886.

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