39th Regiment, Wisconsin Infantry

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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.<br>  
 
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.<br>  
  
The [http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/soldiers-and-sailors-database.htm Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database] lists 948 men on its roster for this unit. [http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/search-soldiers.htm?submitted=1&SDunitCode=UWI0039RI Roster].
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The [http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/soldiers-and-sailors-database.htm Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database] lists 948 men on its roster for this unit. [http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/search-soldiers.htm?submitted=1&SDunitCode=UWI0039RI Roster].  
  
 
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>  
 
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>  
  
Company A - [https://archive.org/stream/rosterofwisconsi02wisco#page/605/mode/1up Roster] page 605.  
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Company A - [https://archive.org/stream/rosterofwisconsi02wisco#page/605/mode/1up Roster] page 657.  
  
Company B - [https://archive.org/stream/rosterofwisconsi02wisco#page/608/mode/1up Roster] page 608.  
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Company B - [https://archive.org/stream/rosterofwisconsi02wisco#page/608/mode/1up Roster] page 659.  
  
Company C - [https://archive.org/stream/rosterofwisconsi02wisco#page/619/mode/1up Roster] page 619.  
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Company C - [https://archive.org/stream/rosterofwisconsi02wisco#page/619/mode/1up Roster] page 660.  
  
Company D - [https://archive.org/stream/rosterofwisconsi02wisco#page/612/mode/1up Roster] page 612.  
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Company D - [https://archive.org/stream/rosterofwisconsi02wisco#page/612/mode/1up Roster] page 662.  
  
Company E - [https://archive.org/stream/rosterofwisconsi02wisco#page/615/mode/1up Roster] page 615.  
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Company E - There is no Company E roster in this report.
  
Company F - [https://archive.org/stream/rosterofwisconsi02wisco#page/618/mode/1up Roster] page 618.  
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Company F - [https://archive.org/stream/rosterofwisconsi02wisco#page/618/mode/1up Roster] page 664.  
  
Company G - [https://archive.org/stream/rosterofwisconsi02wisco#page/620/mode/1up Roster] page 620.  
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Company G - [https://archive.org/stream/rosterofwisconsi02wisco#page/620/mode/1up Roster] page 667.  
  
Company H - [https://archive.org/stream/rosterofwisconsi02wisco#page/623/mode/1up Roster] page 623.  
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Company H - [https://archive.org/stream/rosterofwisconsi02wisco#page/623/mode/1up Roster] page 667.  
  
Company I - [https://archive.org/stream/rosterofwisconsi02wisco#page/626/mode/1up Roster] page 626.  
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Company I - [https://archive.org/stream/rosterofwisconsi02wisco#page/626/mode/1up Roster] page 669.  
  
Company K - [https://archive.org/stream/rosterofwisconsi02wisco#page/628/mode/1up Roster] page 628.  
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Company K - [https://archive.org/stream/rosterofwisconsi02wisco#page/628/mode/1up Roster] page 671.  
  
Unassigned Recruits - [https://archive.org/stream
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=== Other Sources  ===
 
=== Other Sources  ===

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Brief History

The 39th Regiment, Wisconsin Infantry was organized at Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and it was mustered in June 3,1864. It was mustered out September 22,1864. [1]

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

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 948 men on its roster for this unit. Roster.

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 657.

Company B - Roster page 659.

Company C - Roster page 660.

Company D - Roster page 662.

Company E - There is no Company E roster in this report.

Company F - Roster page 664.

Company G - Roster page 667.

Company H - Roster page 667.

Company I - Roster page 669.

Company K - Roster page 671.


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)