9th Regiment, Wisconsin Infantry

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Brief History

 The 9th Regiment, Wisconsin Infantry was organized at Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and it was mustered in October 26, 1861.It had duty at Little Rock until January, 1866. It was mustered out January 30, 1866. [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 2,410 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.

9th Regiment, Wisconsin Infantry

Company A - many men from Sheboygan County and Milwaukee County - Roster page 606.

Company B - many men from Manitowoc County - Roster page 608.

Company C - many men from Milwaukee County, Winnebago County and Kenosha County - Roster page 611.

Company D - many men from Sauk County and Crawford County - Roster page 614.

Company E - many men from Milwaukee County and Racine County - Roster page 617.

Company F - many men from La Crosse County, Dane County, Green County and Buffalo County - Roster page 620.

Company G - many men from Milwaukee County - Roster page 622.

Company H - many men from Milwaukee County and Brown County - Roster page 625.

Company I - many men from - Milwaukee County - Roster page 628.

Company K - many men from - Green County and Milwaukee County - Roster page 631.

Unassigned Recruits - Roster page 633.

9th Regiment, Wisconsin Infantry Reorganized

Company A - many men from Milwaukee County and Sheboygan County - Roster page 634.

Company B - many men from Milwaukee County and Green County - Roster page 637.

Company C - many men from Milwaukee County and La Crosse County - Roster page 639.

Company D - many men from Milwaukee County, Buffalo County and Brown County - Roster page 641.


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 I. (Madison: Democrat Printing Company, State Printers, 1886)