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''[[United States of America|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[United States Military Records|U.S. Military]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Wisconsin|Wisconsin]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]   [[Wisconsin Military Records|Wisconsin Military]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Wisconsin in the Civil War]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]50th Regiment, Wisconsin Infantry''  
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''[[United States of America|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]]  [[United States Military Records|U.S. Military]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]]  [[Wisconsin|Wisconsin]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]]   [[Wisconsin Military Records|Wisconsin Military]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]]  [[Wisconsin in the Civil War]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]]50th Regiment, Wisconsin Infantry''  
  
 
=== Brief History  ===
 
=== Brief History  ===
  
The 50th Regiment, Wisconsin Infantry&nbsp;was organized at Madison, Wisconsin, March and April, 1865. It was mustered out April 19 to June 12,1865. <ref name="cwss">National Park Service, [http://www.itd.nps.gov/cwss/ The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System], (accessed 6 December 2010).</ref>  
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The 50th Regiment, Wisconsin Infantry&nbsp;was organized at Madison, Wisconsin, March and April, 1865. It was mustered out April 19 to June 12,1865. <ref name="cwss">National Park Service, [http://www.itd.nps.gov/cwss/ The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System], (accessed 6 December 2010).</ref><br>  
  
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For more information on the history of this unit, see:<br>
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*The Civil War Archive section, [http://www.civilwararchive.com/Unreghst/unwiinf3.htm#50thinf 50th Regiment Infantry], (accessed 21 November 2012).<br>
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*The Wikipedia Article, [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/50th_Wisconsin_Volunteer_Infantry_Regiment 50th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry Regiment], (accessed 21 November 2012).<br>
  
 
=== 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.  
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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>
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The [http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/soldiers-and-sailors-database.htm Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database] lists 1,457 men on its roster for this unit. [http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/search-soldiers.htm?submitted=1&SDunitCode=UWI0050RI Roster].
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=== Other Sources  ===
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*[[Beginning United States Civil War Research|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).
  
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*National Park Service, [http://www.itd.nps.gov/cwss/ 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.
  
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*[[Wisconsin in the Civil War|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.
  
=== Other Sources  ===
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*[[United States Civil War, 1861 to 1865|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  ===
 
=== References  ===

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Brief History

The 50th Regiment, Wisconsin Infantry was organized at Madison, Wisconsin, March and April, 1865. It was mustered out April 19 to June 12,1865. [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 1,457 men on its roster for this unit. Roster.

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).