Pvt Robert Rawley
Robert Rawley name: Rawley, Robert
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Rank: Pvt 
Branch: Union 
Regiment: Co. G, 29th Regiment, Wisconsin Infantry
Cemetery: Oakhill Cemetery, Janesville, Rock, Wisconsin 
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Service: 8/15/1862 - 7/15/1863
Birth: 1828 Vermont
Death: 1920
Notes: Dischahrged due to wound. Wounded May 1 1863, Port Gibson, left leg amputated. 
 
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Robert Rawley


  29th Regiment, Wisconsin Infantry1

Organized at Madison, Wis., and mustered in September 27, 1862. Moved to Cairo, Ill., thence to Helena, Ark., November 2-7, 1862. Attached to 3rd Brigade, 12th Division, District of Eastern Arkansas, Dept. of the Tennessee, to January, 1863. 3rd Brigade, 12th Division, 13th Army Corps, Dept. of the Tennessee, to February, 1863. 1st Brigade, 12th Division, 13th Army Corps, to July, 1863. 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 13th Army Corps, Army of the Tennessee, to August, 1863, and Dept. of the Gulf, to June, 1864. District of LaFourche, Dept. of the Gulf, to August, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, 19th Army Corps, Dept. of the Gulf, to December, 1864. 1st Brigade, Reserve Corps, Military Division West Mississippi, to February, 1865. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, Reserve Corps, Military Division West Mississippi, February, 1865. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 13th Army Corps (New), Military Division West Mississippi, to June, 1865.



SERVICE.-Expedition from Helena, Ark., to Arkansas Post, November 16-21, 1862. Duty opposite Helena till December 23. Action at Helena December 5. Moved to Helena December 23, thence to Friar's Point, and duty there till January 7, 1863. Expedition up White River to Devall's Bluff January 11-23. At Helena till April 10. Ordered to Milliken's Bend, La., April 10. Movement on Bruinsburg and turning Grand Gulf April 25-30. Battle of Port Gibson , May 1 (Reserve). Battle of Champion Hill, May 16. Siege of Vicksburg , Miss., May 18-July 4. Assaults on Vicksburg May 19 and 22. Advance on Jackson, Miss., July 4-10. Siege of Jackson July 10-17. Ordered to New Orleans, La., August 6, thence to Brashear City September 15, and duty there till October 2. Western Louisiana Campaign October 3-November 30. Carrion Crow Bayou November 3. At New Iberia till December 19. March to Berwick December 19-21, thence to Algiers December 22-25. Moved to Pass Cavallo, Texas, January 5-12, 1864. Duty at DeCrow's Point till February 20. Moved to New Orleans February 20-23, and duty at Algiers till March 5. Red River Campaign March 10-May 22. Advance from Franklin to Alexandria March 14-26. Battle of Sabine Cross Roads , April 8. Monett's Ferry, Cane River Crossing, April 23. At Alexandria April 26-May 13. Construction of dam at Alexandria April 30-May 10. Graham's Plantation May 5. Retreat to Morganza May 13-20. Duty at Morganza till June 13. Expedition to the Atchafalaya May 30-June 6. Moved to Carrollton June 13, thence to Kennersville June 21, and to Thibodeaux June 26, and duty there till July 9. Moved to Algiers July 9, and to Morganza July 26. Morgan's Ferry Road and Atchafalaya River July 28. Moved to Port Hudson August 23. Expedition to Clinton August 23-29. Moved to Morganza August 29, thence to St. Charles, Ark., September 3-11, and duty there till October 23. Expedition to Devall's Bluff October 23-November 12. Moved to Little Rock, Ark., November 12, thence to Memphis, Tenn., November 25, and duty there till January, 1865. Expedition to Moscow to assist Gen. Grierson December 21-31. Ordered to New Orleans, La., January 1, 1865, thence to Kennersville Station, and duty there till February 5. Moved to Dauphin Island near Mobile, Ala., February 5. Campaign against Mobile and its defences March 17-April 12. Siege of Spanish Fort and Fort Blakely March 26-April 8. Assault and capture of Fort Blakely , April 9. Occupation of Mobile April 12 to May 26. Moved to New Orleans, La. thence to Shreveport May 26-June 8, and duty there till June 22. Mustered out June 22, 1865.



Regiment lost during service 1 Officer and 76 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 3 Officers and 242 Enlisted men by disease. Total 322.

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).

 
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