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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 1,645 men on its roster for this unit. [http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/search-soldiers.htm?submitted=1&SDunitCode=UWI0044RI Roster].
 
The [http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/soldiers-and-sailors-database.htm Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database] lists 1,645 men on its roster for this unit. [http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/search-soldiers.htm?submitted=1&SDunitCode=UWI0044RI Roster].
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Company A - [https://archive.org/stream/rosterofwisconsi02wisco#page/724/mode/1up Roster] page 724.
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Company B - [https://archive.org/stream/rosterofwisconsi02wisco#page/726/mode/1up Roster] page 726.
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Company C - [https://archive.org/stream/rosterofwisconsi02wisco#page/728/mode/1up Roster] page 728.
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Company D - [https://archive.org/stream/rosterofwisconsi02wisco#page/729/mode/1up Roster] page 729.
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Company E - [https://archive.org/stream/rosterofwisconsi02wisco#page/731/mode/1up Roster] page 731.
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Company F - [https://archive.org/stream/rosterofwisconsi02wisco#page/733/mode/1up Roster] page 733.
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Company G - [https://archive.org/stream/rosterofwisconsi02wisco#page/735/mode/1up Roster] page 735.
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Company H - [https://archive.org/stream/rosterofwisconsi02wisco#page/737/mode/1up Roster] page 737.
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Company I - [https://archive.org/stream/rosterofwisconsi02wisco#page/738/mode/1up Roster] page 738.
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Company K - [https://archive.org/stream/rosterofwisconsi02wisco#page/740/mode/1up Roster] page 740.
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Unassigned Recruits - [https://archive.org/stream/rosterofwisconsi02wisco#page/742/mode/1up Roster] page 742.
  
 
=== Other Sources  ===
 
=== Other Sources  ===

Revision as of 19:24, 9 January 2014

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Brief History

The 44th Regiment, Wisconsin Infantry was organized at Madison, Wisconsin, by Companies October-November, 1864, and ordered to Nashville, Tennessee.It was ordered to Paducah, Kentucky, April 3, It had duty there until August. It was mustered out August 28, 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 1,645 men on its roster for this unit. Roster.

Company A - Roster page 724.

Company B - Roster page 726.

Company C - Roster page 728.

Company D - Roster page 729.

Company E - Roster page 731.

Company F - Roster page 733.

Company G - Roster page 735.

Company H - Roster page 737.

Company I - Roster page 738.

Company K - Roster page 740.

Unassigned Recruits - Roster page 742.

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).