37th Regiment, Wisconsin Infantry

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=== Brief History  ===
 
=== Brief History  ===
  
The 37th Regiment, Wisconsin Infantry was organized at Madison, Wisconsin, April 9, 1864. It had &nbsp;Provost duty at Washington and Alexandria until July. It was mustered out July 26,1865. <ref name="cwss">National Park Service, [http://www.itd.nps.gov/cwss/ The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System], (accessed 6 December 2010).</ref><br>  
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The 37th Regiment, Wisconsin Infantry was organized at Madison, Wisconsin, April 9, 1864. It had &nbsp;Provost duty at Washington and Alexandria until July. It was mustered out July 26,1865. <ref name="cwss">National Park Service, [http://www.itd.nps.gov/cwss/ The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System], (accessed 6 December 2010).</ref><br>
  
For more information on the history of this unit, see:<br>  
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For more information on the history of this unit, see:<br>
  
*The Civil War Archive section, [http://www.civilwararchive.com/Unreghst/unwiinf3.htm#37thinf 37th Regiment Infantry], (accessed 21 November 2012).<br>  
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*The Civil War Archive section, [http://www.civilwararchive.com/Unreghst/unwiinf3.htm#37thinf 37th Regiment Infantry], (accessed 21 November 2012).<br>
 
*The Wikipedia Article, [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/37th_Wisconsin_Volunteer_Infantry_Regiment 37th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry Regiment], (accessed 21 November 2012).<br>
 
*The Wikipedia Article, [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/37th_Wisconsin_Volunteer_Infantry_Regiment 37th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry Regiment], (accessed 21 November 2012).<br>
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The following company links are to rosters taken from [https://archive.org/stream/rosterofwisconsi02wisco#page/n5/mode/2up Roster of Wisconsin Volunteers]<ref>Wisconsin. ''Roster of Wisconsin Volunteers, War of the Rebellion, 1861-1865 Volume II''. (Madison: Democrat Printing Co., State Printers, 1886)</ref>, found on the [http://archive.org/index.php 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. <br>
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Company A - [https://archive.org/stream/rosterofwisconsi02wisco#page/579/mode/1up Roster] page 579.
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Company B - [https://archive.org/stream/rosterofwisconsi02wisco#page/581/mode/1up Roster] page 581.
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Company C - [https://archive.org/stream/rosterofwisconsi02wisco#page/584/mode/1up Roster] page 584.
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Company D - [https://archive.org/stream/rosterofwisconsi02wisco#page/587/mode/1up Roster] page 587.
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Company E - [https://archive.org/stream/rosterofwisconsi02wisco#page/589/mode/1up Roster] page 589.
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Company F - [https://archive.org/stream/rosterofwisconsi02wisco#page/591/mode/1up Roster] page 591.
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Company G - [https://archive.org/stream/rosterofwisconsi02wisco#page/594/mode/1up Roster] page 594.
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Company H - [https://archive.org/stream/rosterofwisconsi02wisco#page/596/mode/1up Roster] page 596.
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Company I - [https://archive.org/stream/rosterofwisconsi02wisco#page/599/mode/1up Roster] page 599.
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Company K - [https://archive.org/stream/rosterofwisconsi02wisco#page/601/mode/1up Roster] page 601.
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Unassigned Recruits - [https://archive.org/stream/rosterofwisconsi02wisco#page/603/mode/1up Roster] page 603.
  
 
=== Companies in this Regiment with the Counties of Origin  ===
 
=== Companies in this Regiment with the Counties of Origin  ===

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Brief History

The 37th Regiment, Wisconsin Infantry was organized at Madison, Wisconsin, April 9, 1864. It had  Provost duty at Washington and Alexandria until July. It was mustered out July 26,1865. [1]

For more information on the history of this unit, see:

The following company links are to rosters taken from Roster of Wisconsin Volunteers[2], 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 579.

Company B - Roster page 581.

Company C - Roster page 584.

Company D - Roster page 587.

Company E - Roster page 589.

Company F - Roster page 591.

Company G - Roster page 594.

Company H - Roster page 596.

Company I - Roster page 599.

Company K - Roster page 601.

Unassigned Recruits - Roster page 603.

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 Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database lists 1,909 men on its roster for this unit. Roster.

Other Sources

  • 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.

References

  1. National Park Service, The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System, (accessed 6 December 2010).
  2. Wisconsin. Roster of Wisconsin Volunteers, War of the Rebellion, 1861-1865 Volume II. (Madison: Democrat Printing Co., State Printers, 1886)