United States Regiments & Batteries > Wisconsin

The 2nd Wisconsin Light Artillery Battery lost 12 men to disease during the Civil War.

October 10 Organized at LaCrosse and mustered in at Racine, Wisconsin under the command of Captain Ernst F. Herzberg.
January 21-27 Moved to Baltimore, Md., then attached to Fortress Monroe, Va., Dept. of Virginia
July Attached to Fortress Monroe, Va., 7th Army Corps, Dept. of Virginia
September Moved to Camp Hamilton, Hampton, Va., attached to 7th Army Corps, Dept. of Virginia
January 8 Captain Herzberg was dismissed and Lieutenant Charles Berger was promoted to captain.
January 10 Moved to Suffolk, Va. attached to Artillery Division at Suffolk, Va., 7th Army Corps
January 30 Action at Deserted House
April 11-May 4 Siege of Suffolk, Va., attached to Artillery, 1st Division, 7th Army Corps
April 15 Norfleet House
May 6 Moved to Portsmouth, Va. then to West Point.
June 24-July 7 Dix’s Peninsula Campaign attached to 2nd Brigade, 1st Division. 4th Army Corps, Dept. of Virginia
July 20 Moved to Yorktown, Va.
August Attached to Artillery, Yorktown, Va., Dept. of Virginia and North Carolina
January 20 Moved to Point Lookout, Md. and duty there guarding prisoners
July 10 Mustered out