Organized at Racine, Wis., and mustered in October 18, 1862. Left State for Memphis, Tenn., November 12. Attached to Reserve Brigade, District of Memphis, Tenn., 13th Army Corps (Old), Dept. of the Tennessee, to December, 1862. 1st Brigade, 4th Division, 17th Army Corps, Army of the Tennessee, to January, 1863. 1st Brigade, 4th Division, 16th Army Corps, to July, 1863. 1st Brigade, 4th Division, 13th Army Corps, to August, 1863. 1st Brigade, 4th Division, 17th Army Corps, to March, 1864. 1st Brigade, Provisional Division, 17th Army Corps, Dept. of the Gulf, to June, 1864. Detached Brigade, 17th Army Corps, and 4th Brigade, 1st Division, 16th Army Corps, to December, 1864. 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, Detachment Army of the Tennessee, Dept. of the Cumberland, to February, 1865. 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 16th Army Corps (New), Military Division West Mississippi, to August, 1865.
SERVICE.-Grant's Central Mississippi Campaign; operations on the Mississippi Central Railroad November 18, 1862, to January 10, 1863. Moved to Moscow, Tenn., and duty along Memphis & Charleston Railroad till March 9. Moscow February 13 (Detachment). Moved to Memphis, Tenn., March 9, and duty there till May 17. Expedition to the Coldwater April 18-24. Hernando April 18. Perry's Ferry, Coldwater, April 19. Ordered to Vicksburg, Miss., May 17. Siege of Vicksburg , May 20-July 4. Advance on Jackson, Miss., July 4-10. Siege of Jackson July 10-17. Assault on Jackson July 12. Reconnoissance to Pearl River July 15. Duty at Vicksburg till August 18. Ordered to Natchez, Miss., and duty there till December 1. Expedition to Harrisonburg September 1-8. Moved to Vicksburg December 1, and duty at Camp Milldale till February, 1864. Meridian Campaign February 3-March 2. Pearl River, near Canton and Madisonville, February 27. Red River Campaign March 10-May 24. Fort DeRussy March 14. Occupation of Alexandria March 16. Pleasant Hill Landing April 12-13. About Cloutiersville April 22-24. About Alexandria April 26-May 13. Wells' Plantation May 6. Boyce's Plantation May 6. Bayou Boeuf May 7. Retreat to Morganza May 13-20. Mansura , May 16. Moved to Vicksburg, Miss., May 22-24, thence to Memphis, Tenn., May 27-30, and duty there till June 22. Moved to LaGrange, Tenn., June 22-27. Smith's Expedition to Tupelo July 5-21. Camargo's Cross Roads, near Harrisburg, July 13. Harrisburg, near Tupelo , July 14-15. Smith's Expedition to Oxford August 1-3. Moved to St. Charles, Ark., August 3-6, thence to Devall's Bluff September 1, and to Brownsville, Ark., September 8. March through Arkansas and Missouri in pursuit of Price September 17-November 16. Moved to St. Louis, Mo., thence to Nashville, Tenn., November 23-30. Battle of Nashville , December 15-16. Pursuit of Hood to the Tennessee River December 17-28. Moved to Clifton, Tenn., thence to Eastport, Miss., and duty there till February, 1865. Movement to New Orieans, La., February 6-22. Campaign against Mobile and its defences March 17-April 12. Expedition from Dauphin Island to Foul River Narrows March 18-22. Siege of Spanish Fort and Fort Blakely March 26-April 8. Assault on and capture of Fort Blakely , April 9. Occupation of Mobile April 12. March to Montgomery April 13-25. Duty at Montgomery and Tuskegee till July. Moved to Vicksburg, Miss., July 23-31. Mustered out August 8, 1865.
Regiment lost during service 3 Officers and 30 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 2 Officers and 167 Enlisted men by disease. Total 202.
1 Source: National Park
Service, Soldiers and Sailors System; "A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion" by Frederick H. Dyer,Cosmas; An Army for Empire : The United States Army in the Spanish American War by A. Graham, (Shippensburg, PA: White Mane Publishing Co., 1993).