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Wisconsin in the Civil War

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Find Eyewitness Accounts of Battles

Wisconsin troops fought in more than 500 battles, skirmishes, and other engagements during the Civil War. Find descriptions of specific battles in letters, diaries, newspaper articles, memoirs, and other original documents.

Learn About the Most Important Battles

The most important battles in which Wisconsin troops fought are listed below. Click on any name for a summary of the battle, the role played by Wisconsin troops, and links to view battle maps, related images, and original documents.

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