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The 33rd Regiment, Wisconsin Infantry was organized at Racine, Wisconsin, and it was mustered in October 18, 1862. It moved to Vicksburg, Mississippi, July 23-31. It was mustered out August 8, 1865. 
For more information on the history of this unit, see:
- The Civil War Archive section, 33rd Regiment Infantry, (accessed 21 November 2012).
- The Wikipedia Article, 33rd Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry Regiment, (accessed 21 November 2012).
Companies in this Regiment with the Counties of Origin
Men often enlisted in a company recruited in the counties where they lived though not always. After many battles, companies might be combined because so many men were killed or wounded. However if you are unsure which company your ancestor was in, try the company recruited in his county first.
The following company links are to rosters taken from Roster of Wisconsin Volunteers, found on the Internet Archives web site. The rosters show the men who served in each regiment, their residences, dates of enlistment and mustering out, and other remarks.
Company A - Roster page 502.
Company B - Roster page 505.
Company C - Roster page 507.
Company D - Roster page 509.
Company E - Roster page 511.
Company F - Roster page 513.
Company G - Roster page 516.
Company H - Roster page 518.
Company I - Roster page 520.
Company K - Roster page 522.
Unassigned Recruits - Roster page 524.
- Beginning United States Civil War Research gives steps for finding information about a Civil War soldier or sailor. It covers the major records that should be used. Additional records are described in 'Wisconsin in the Civil War' and 'United States Civil War, 1861 to 1865' (see below).
- National Park Service, The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System, is searchable by soldier's name and state. It contains basic facts about soldiers on both sides of the Civil War, a list of regiments, descriptions of significant battles, sources of the information, and suggestions for where to find additional information.
- Wisconsin in the Civil War describes many Confederate and Union sources, specifically for Wisconsin, and how to find them.. These include compiled service records, pension records, rosters, cemetery records, Internet databases, published books, etc.
- United States Civil War, 1861 to 1865 describes and explains United States and Confederate States records, rather than state records, and how to find them. These include veterans’ censuses, compiled service records, pension records, rosters, cemetery records, Internet databases, published books, etc.
- Hetzel, Bev. 33th Infantry reunion, Companies H and I held in Kenosha, Wisconsin 1910 : Kenosha Telegraph Courier. (West Bend, Wisconsin: B. Hetzel, [200-?]), FHL book 977.598/K1 M2hir.
- Robinson, Arthur J. Memorandum and anecdotes of the Civil War, 1862 to 1865. (Bethesda, Maryland: University Publications of America, c1993), FHL fiche 6118422 and FHL fiche 6118423.
- ↑ National Park Service, The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System, (accessed 6 December 2010).
- ↑ Wisconsin. Roster of Wisconsin Volunteers, War of the Rebellion, 1861-1865 Volume II. (Madison: Democrat Printing Co., State Printers, 1886)
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