1862 – (Civil War) The 32nd Wisconsin Infantry Leaves Oshkosh for the front

The 32nd Wisconsin Infantry left for the war from Camp Bargg in Oshkosh. It went to Memphis, Tennessee, then moved through Mississippi, Tennessee, Alabama, Georgia, the Carolinas, Virginia and Washington D.C. It would fight in the Siege of Atlanta, Sherman’s March to the Sea, the Battle of Bentonville and the surrender of the Confederate army. It would lose 281 men during its service. One officer and 26 enlisted men were killed.One officer and 253 enlisted men died from disease.