1865 – (Civil War) Battle of Hatcher’s Run, Virginia, Begins

The 5th, 6th, 7th, and 36th Wisconsin Infantry regiments participated in the Battle of Hatcher’s Run during the Siege of Petersburg, Virginia. Also known as the Battle of Dabney’s Mill, Armstrong’s Mill, Rowanty Creek, or Vaughn Road, this battle lasted three days and extended the Union trenches three miles further toward the west side of Petersburg.