Term: Civil War: 10th Infantry
The 10th Wisconsin Infantry was organized at Camp Holton in Milwaukee, mustered into service for three years on October 1, 1861, and traveled to Kentucky during November and early December. During the war it moved through Kentucky, Tennessee, Alabama, and Georgia. It participated in the battles of Perryville, the Atlanta Campaign, Chickamauga, the siege of Chattanooga, and the battle of Kennesaw Mountain. It was mustered out on October 25, 1864, at which time re-enlisting veterans and new recruits were transferred to the 21st Wisconsin Infantry. The regiment lost 244 men during service. Five officers and 91 enlisted men were killed. One officer and 147 enlisted men died from disease.
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[Source: Estabrook, Charles E, ed. Records and sketches of military organizations... (Madison, 1914?).]