Term: Civil War: 13th Light Artillery
The 13th Wisconsin Light Artillery was organized at Milwaukee and mustered into service on December 29, 1863. The battery moved to New Orleans, Louisiana, from January 28-February 12, 1864. It then moved to Baton Rouge, Louisiana, on February 17. The battery was detailed to garrison duty there until July 1865. It mustered out on July 20, 1865. The battery lost 14 enlisted men during service, all by disease.
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[Source: Estabrook, Charles E, ed. Records and sketches of military organizations: population, legislation, election and other statistics relating to Wisconsin in the period of the Civil War. (Madison, 1914?).]