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26th Wisconsin Infantry (USA), US Civil War

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  • Frederick Joseph Dowland (1837 - 1909)
    Enlisted in Co. G, 26th Wisconsin Infantry on August 21st 1862. Transferred to the Veteran Reserve Corps on February 13th 1865 and mustered out on August 3rd.
  • Joseph Berlage (1826 - 1903)
    Wounded at Gettysburg. His birth date was determined from his marriage record (dated Nov. 23, 1852), which lists his age at marriage as 26 years, 10 days. His death certificate lists his birth date...

The 26th Wisconsin Infantry Volunteers were primarily German-speaking immigrants of southeastern Wisconsin. They enlisted in August 1862. This regiment participated in the battles of Chancellorsville, Gettysburg, Lookout Mountain and Averasboro, as well as Sherman's march to the sea.

For a detailed account of the history of the 26th Wisconsin, visit this website:

http://www.russscott.com/~rscott/26thwis/