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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]]45th Regiment, Wisconsin Infantry''  
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''[[United States of America|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|RTENOTITLE]]  [[United States Military Records|U.S. Military]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|RTENOTITLE]]  [[Wisconsin|Wisconsin]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|RTENOTITLE]]   [[Wisconsin Military Records|Wisconsin Military]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|RTENOTITLE]]  [[Wisconsin in the Civil War]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|RTENOTITLE]]45th Regiment, Wisconsin Infantry''  
  
 
=== Brief History  ===
 
=== Brief History  ===
  
The 45th Regiment, Wisconsin Infantry was organized at Madison, Wisconsin, November 8, 1864. It was mustered out July 17,1865. <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 45th Regiment, Wisconsin Infantry was organized at Madison, Wisconsin, November 8, 1864. It was mustered out July 17,1865. <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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=== 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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=== Other Sources  ===
 
=== Other Sources  ===
  
*[[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). <br>
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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).
  
*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. <br>
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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.
  
 
*[[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.
 
*[[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.

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Brief History[edit | edit source]

The 45th Regiment, Wisconsin Infantry was organized at Madison, Wisconsin, November 8, 1864. It was mustered out July 17,1865. [1]

Companies in this Regiment with the Counties of Origin[edit | edit source]

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.

Other Sources[edit | edit source]

  • 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, 1861-1865 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[edit | edit source]

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