Term: Civil War: 35th Infantry
The 35th Wisconsin Infantry was organized at Camp Washburn in Milwaukee and mustered into service on February 27, 1864. The regiment was ordered to Alexandria, Louisiana, April 18, promptly moved to New Orleans, and then traveled to Port Hudson, Louisiana, where it arrived on May 7. It served at Port Hudson until June 1864 and then moved through Arkansas, and Alabama. It participated in the campaign against Mobile and its defenses, the siege of Spanish Fort, and the capture of Fort Blakely, Alabama. The regiment mustered out on March 15, 1866. It lost 276 men during service. Two enlisted men were killed. Three officers and 271 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?).]