Forty-Third Regiment Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry

Acton men who served in the 43rd Regiment Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry:

Goerge N. Pierce, Co. E


Regimental history from A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion, by Frederick Dyer:

Organized at Madison, Wis., and mustered in by Companies August 8 to September 30, 1864. Left State for Nashville, Tenn., October 10. Attached to Defenses of Nashville & Northwestern Railroad, Dept. of the Cumberland, to December, 1864. 3rd Brigade, Defenses Nashville & Chattanooga Railroad, to March, 1865. 3rd Brigade, 1st Sub-District, District of Middle Tennessee, Dept. of the Cumberland, to June, 1865.

SERVICE.--Stationed at Johnsonville, Tenn., guarding railroad and supplies October 15-November 30. Repulse of attack on Johnsonville November 4-5. Moved to Clarksville, Tenn., November 30, thence to Nashville, Tenn., December 28, and to Dechard January 1, 1865. Guard duty at Elk River Bridge and along line of the Nashville & Chattanooga Railroad until June. Mustered out June 24, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 1 Enlisted man killed and 2 Officers and 72 Enlisted men by disease. Total 75.

See also:

United States National Archives and Records Service. Compiled Records Showing Service of Military Units in Volunteer Union Organizations -  WISCONSIN Thirty-Third Infantry through Fifty-Third Infantry.

Wisconsin Adjutant Generals’s Office. Annual reports of the Adjutant General of the State of Wisconsin for the years 1860, 1861, 1862, 1863, 1864 Reprint of 1912. Madison, Wis.: Democrat Printing Co, 1912.