1862 – 33rd Wisconsin Infantry Mustered In

On this date the 33rd Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry was mustered into federal service at Camp Utley near Racine. Recruiting offices accepted enlistments from Grant, Lafayette, Iowa, Rock, and Kenosha Counties. The 33rd departed Wisconsin on November 12, 1862, numbering 902 officers and men. General U.S. Grant included the 33rd Wisconsin in his overland campaign for Jackson and Vicksburg, Mississippi. [Source: ]