Term: Civil War: 43rd Infantry
The 43rd Wisconsin Infantry was organized at Camp Washburn in Milwaukee and mustered into service by companies between August 8 and September 30, 1864. The regiment left the state for Nashville, Tennessee, on October 10, 1864, and remained in Tennessee for the rest of the war. It guarded railroads and supplies, repulsed an attack on Johnsonville, and guarded the Nashville & Chattanooga Railroad. The regiment mustered out on June 24, 1865. It lost 75 men during service. One enlisted man was killed. Two officers and 72 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?).]