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4th Independent Battery Wisconsin Light Artillery
Wisconsin flag
Active October 10, 1861 to July 3, 1865
Country United States
Allegiance Union
Branch Artillery
Engagements Battle of Drury's Bluff
Siege of Petersburg
Battle of New Market Heights
Battle of Fair Oaks

The 4th Independent Battery Wisconsin Light Artillery was an artillery battery that served in the Union Army during the American Civil War.


The 4th Independent Battery was mustered into service at Racine, Wisconsin on October 10, 1861.

The battery was mustered out on July 3, 1865.

Total strength and casualties[]

The 4th Independent Battery initially recruited 151 officers and men. An additional 100 men were recruited as replacements, for a total of 251 men.[1]

The battery suffered 3 enlisted men killed in action or died of wounds and 22 enlisted men who died of disease, for a total of 25 fatalities.[2]


  • Captain John F. Vallee
  • Captain George B. Easterly
  • Captain Dorman L. Noggle


See also[]

  • List of Wisconsin Civil War Units


  1. The Blue Book of the State of Wisconsin Compiled and Published Under the Direction of J. D. Beck, Commissioner of Labor and Industrial Statistics, 1907 Democratic Printing Company, State Printer, Madison, WI 1907
  2. The Civil War Archive website after Dyer, Frederick Henry. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion. 3 vols. New York: Thomas Yoseloff, 1959.
  3. Wisconsin Historical Society after Roster of Wisconsin Volunteers, War of the Rebellion, 1861-1865. 2 vols. 1886.