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5th Wisconsin Infantry      
Company A
Albert James Burbridge - Corporal   
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Contact Name:  Scot Burbidge
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Date Added:  10/16/2008
Company A
Jacob Cochems - Corporal   
Jacob Cochems died at the Battle of Williamsburg
Contact Name:  Tom Brunet
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Date Added:  9/13/2007
Company A
John Cochems - Private   
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Contact Name:  Tom Brunet
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Date Added:  9/13/2007
Company B
Oscar H Pierce - 1st Sergeant   
Wounded in action assaulting Marye's Heights in the Second Battle of Fredericksburg. Wounded and captured May 10th, 1864 at Spottsylvania Court House, Va. Held in Andersonville and Florence prisons for seven months. Later served as a witness for the state of Wisconsin into conditions at Andersonville Prison, and on a state commission to investigate placing a Wisconsin monument there. Claimed to have been present for all the regiments battles until the time he was captured, except Gettysburg, due to his wound and in which the unit saw no active fighting.
Contact Name:  Jamin
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Date Added:  1/27/2014
Company C
Miles Lincoln Butterfield - Captain   
I'm interested in any information or perhaps picture of his regiment, that would be the 5th regiment, company c.

My family is in possesion of company orders, several letters, and his sabre.
Contact Name:  Chris Luxem
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Date Added:  1/14/2007
Company C
A. Johnson - Captain   
Died on April 6, 1865.He is buried at Section E, Site 5252 at Poplar Grove National Cemetery.
Contact Name:  Arturo E. Lara
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Date Added:  11/13/2014
Company D
Elon B Abbott - Private   
Enlisted, Aug. 31, 1864, M.O. June 20, 1865
Contact Name:  Ross Abbott
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Date Added:  6/17/2007
Company D
Lewis Felix Coty - Private   
He died in Virginia on May 10,1864. His true name was Louis Felix Cote.
Contact Name:  Leslee
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Date Added:  10/24/2006
Company D
Conrad Goeller - Private   
5th Wi. Co. C and D. Wounded in the left thigh,May 6th 1864 in Saunders Field at the Battle of the Wilderness.
Contact Name:  Tom Callahan
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Date Added:  3/14/2010
Company D
Wilhelm Zuhlke - Private   
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Contact Name:  Deborah Yeager
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Date Added:  6/14/2010
Company E
Gottleib Gehring - Private   
Brother of John Gehring, Pvt, Wis. 32nd Inf, Co. B
Contact Name:  Patrick Ring
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Date Added:  5/5/2005
Company E
John McCabe - 1st Lieutenant   
Residence: Town of Vinland. Rank from Sept. 12, '64; M.O. June 20, '65.
Contact Name:  Patrick McKone
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Date Added:  4/3/2009
Company E
Charles G. Oaks - Private   
Cassville, 1864-65
Contact Name:  Rod Plößl
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Date Added:  11/25/2009
Company E
Phineas H. Parks - Private   
Cassville, 1864-65
Contact Name:  Rod Plößl
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Date Added:  11/25/2009
Company F
Willard B. Ward - Private   
One of three brothers to serve in Wisconsin regiments during the Civil War. He was wounded in the lower left rib cage at battle of Rappahannock Station in November 1863 and spent most of his remaining enlistment in hospital at Washington.
Contact Name:  Thomas J. Keenan
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Date Added:  11/14/2007
Company G
Hiram Billington - Private   
Enlisted (drafted) Sept. 28, 1864 in 5th Wisc. Inf. (reorganized).
Killed in action, April 2, 1865, in assault on Petersburg, VA.
Contact Name:  Steve Snyder
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Date Added:  6/15/2011
Company G
Noah A. Decker - Private   
Noah survived the War.
Contact Name:  Kathleen Decker Burden
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Date Added:  7/1/2008
Company G
Newell Jordan - Private   
Newell Jordan was killed in action on July 7, 1864 in Cold Harbor, VA. He was my 2nd great-uncle. He resided in Auroraville, Wisconsin in 1861.
Contact Name:  Linda Vindick
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Date Added:  3/25/2010
Company G
John W. Smith - Unknown   
Born July 15, 1835, in Colchester, Connecticut. Married Clarissa Paulley in Jackson County, Wisconsin. Died February 24, 1928, in Barnesville, Ohio. Buried in Riverside Cemetery, Black River Falls, Wisconsin.

I do not know much about his military service other than the unit he served with and that he 'attained the rank of sergeant'.
Contact Name:  Dana
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Date Added:  10/27/2005
Company H
William H. LaRue - Private   
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Contact Name:  Sharon
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Contact Homepage:  Halls in Wyoming
Date Added:  3/27/2007
Company H
Jeremiah J Turner - Captain   
Captain Turner is my 5th Great-Grandpa. He enlisted as a 2nd Lieutenant in 1861. He would be reach the rank of Captain in 1862. He would be killed at the 2nd Battle of Frederickburg May 3, 1863
Contact Name:  Chad Franks
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Date Added:  11/22/2018
Company I
Jonas Miles Brewster - Private   
Jonas Miles Brewster was killed in action at the Battle of Spotsylvania Courthouse.
He was the son of John L Brewster and Phebe A Brewster, and brother of Joel Thomas Brewster who served in the 14th Wisconsin Infantry.
Contact Name:  Judith Miller Shanner
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Date Added:  3/10/2007
Company K
john aumiller - Private   
john aumiller, red cedar(menomonie) WI Aug 14,1862 Co K 5th inf. Trsf to Co C 5th inf. Oct 20 1862.
Trsf back to Co K 5th inf. sept 1863.
Trsf July 1864 Co C to Co A in name only.????

Reenlisted as private sept 19 1864 Co d 16th inf.
Mustered out CO D. 16th inf june 2, 1865.
Contact Name:  leeann blakemore
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Date Added:  10/21/2006
Company K
Fredrick Breitnader - Private   
Fredrick was from Menomine, and was wounded at Fredricksburg, Va on May 3rd 1863. He is buried in Pottsville Penna.
Contact Name:  Stu Richards
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Date Added:  9/26/2007
Company K
Frederick K Ringling - Unknown   
Frederick Ringling was my great great grandpa. I am seeking any and all info on him.
Contact Name:  Hugh Ringling
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Date Added:  4/6/2006
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