1865 – (Civil War) 5th Wisconsin Infantry musters out

The 5th Wisconsin Infantry mustered out after fighting in the battles of Williamsburg, Antietam, Fredericksburg, Gettysburg, and the Wilderness, and participating in the surrender of General Robert E. Lee. The regiment lost 329 men during service. Fifteen officers and 180 enlisted men were killed. Two officers and 132 enlisted men died from disease.