Tag: 28th Wisconsin Infantry

Wikipedia says: The 28th Regiment Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry was an infantry regiment that served in the Union Army during the American Civil War.

The 28th Wisconsin was organized at Milwaukee, Wisconsin and mustered into Federal service October 14, 1862. Six companies were from Waukesha County, Wisconsin, four companies were from Walworth County, Wisconsin.

The regiment was mustered out on August 23, 1865.


The 28th Wisconsin suffered 1 officer and 12 enlisted men killed in action or who later died of their wounds, plus another 6 officers and 221 enlisted men who died of disease, for a total of 240 fatalities.


Colonel James M. Lewis

Colonel Edmund B. Gray

Battles Fought

Battle on 24 March 1863

Battle on 26 April 1863

Battle at Helena, Arkansas, on 4 July 1863

Battle at Montana Elba, Arkansas, on 30 March 1864

Battle at Mark’s Mills, Arkansas, on 25 April 1864

Battle on 19 January 1865

Battle at Spanish Fort, Alabama, on 27–31 March 1865

Battle at Spanish Fort, Alabama, on 2–4 April 1865

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