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12th Regiment Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry
Wisconsin flag
Active October 18, 1861 to July 20, 1865
Country United States
Allegiance Union
Branch Infantry
Engagements Siege of Vicksburg
Battle of Kennesaw Mountain
Battle of Atlanta
Battle of Bentonville

The 12th Regiment Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry was an infantry regiment that served in the Union Army during the American Civil War.


The 12th Wisconsin was raised at Madison, Wisconsin, and mustered into Federal service October 18, 1861.

The regiment was mustered out on July 20, 1865, at Louisville, Kentucky.

Total enlistment and casualties[]

The 12th Wisconsin lost 3 officers and 93 enlisted men killed in action or who later died of their wounds, plus another 3 officers and 224 enlisted men who died of disease, for a total of 323 fatalities.[1]


  • Colonel George E. Bryant
  • Colonel James K. Proudfit

See also[]

  • List of Wisconsin Civil War Units



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