Term: Civil War: 14th Infantry
The 14th Wisconsin Infantry was organized at Camp Wood in Fond Du Lac and mustered into service on January 30, 1862. The regiment left Wisconsin for St. Louis, Missouri, on March 8, and then traveled to Savannah, Tennessee, March 23-28. From there during its service it moved through Tennessee, Mississippi, and Louisiana. It participated in the battles of Shiloh, Iuka, Corinth, Champion Hill, Nashville, and the Siege of Vicksburg. After furlough from January 3 to March 6, 1864, Co. E and veterans who chose to re-enlist joined the 3rd Brigade, 3rd Division, 17th Army Corps, at Clifton, Tennessee. They marched to Georgia and participated in the assault on Kennesaw Mountain, the Battle of Atlanta, and the Battle of Jonesboro. They rejoined the regiment at Nashville, Tennessee, in December of 1864, except Co. E. This company was sent as a pontoon train guard to the sea, and through the Carolinas and then to Washington, D. C., eventually rejoining the Regiment at Montgomery, Alabama, on July 16, 1865. The regiment was mustered out on October 9, 1865 in Mobile, Alabama. It lost 319 men during service. Six officers and 116 enlisted men were killed or mortally wounded. Three officers and 194 enlisted men died from 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?).]