47th Regiment, Wisconsin Infantry

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=== Companies in this Regiment with the Counties of Origin  ===
 
=== 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.<br>
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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>  
  
 
The [http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/soldiers-and-sailors-database.htm Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database] lists 1,358 men on its roster for this unit. [http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/search-soldiers.htm?submitted=1&SDunitCode=UWI0047RI Roster].
 
The [http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/soldiers-and-sailors-database.htm Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database] lists 1,358 men on its roster for this unit. [http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/search-soldiers.htm?submitted=1&SDunitCode=UWI0047RI Roster].
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The [http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/soldiers-and-sailors-database.htm Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database] lists 1,197 men on its roster for this unit. [http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/search-soldiers.htm?submitted=1&SDunitCode=UWI0046RI Roster].
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Company A - [https://archive.org/stream/rosterofwisconsi02wisco#page/808/mode/1up Roster] page 808.
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Company B - [https://archive.org/stream/rosterofwisconsi02wisco#page/810/mode/1up Roster] page 810.
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Company C - [https://archive.org/stream/rosterofwisconsi02wisco#page/812/mode/1up Roster] page 812.
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Company D - [https://archive.org/stream/rosterofwisconsi02wisco#page/814/mode/1up Roster] page 814.
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Company E - [https://archive.org/stream/rosterofwisconsi02wisco#page/815/mode/1up Roster] page 815.
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Company F - [https://archive.org/stream/rosterofwisconsi02wisco#page/817/mode/1up Roster] page 817.
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Company G - [https://archive.org/stream/rosterofwisconsi02wisco#page/819/mode/1up Roster] page 819.
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Company H - [https://archive.org/stream/rosterofwisconsi02wisco#page/821/mode/1up Roster] page 821.
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Company I - [https://archive.org/stream/rosterofwisconsi02wisco#page/823/mode/1up Roster] page 823.
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Company K - [https://archive.org/stream/rosterofwisconsi02wisco#page/824/mode/1up Roster] page 824.
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Unassigned Recruits - [https://archive.org/stream/rosterofwisconsi02wisco#page/826/mode/1up Roster] page 826.
  
 
=== Other Sources  ===
 
=== Other Sources  ===

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Brief History

The 47th Regiment, Wisconsin Infantry was organized at Madison, Wisconsin, and it was mustered in February 27,1865. It was mustered out September 4,1865.[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 1,358 men on its roster for this unit. Roster.

The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database lists 1,197 men on its roster for this unit. Roster.

Company A - Roster page 808.

Company B - Roster page 810.

Company C - Roster page 812.

Company D - Roster page 814.

Company E - Roster page 815.

Company F - Roster page 817.

Company G - Roster page 819.

Company H - Roster page 821.

Company I - Roster page 823.

Company K - Roster page 824.

Unassigned Recruits - Roster page 826.

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 veteransā€™ censuses, compiled service records, pension records, rosters, cemetery records, Internet databases, published books, etc.

References

  1. ā†‘ National Park Service, The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System, (accessed 6 December 2010).