|1st Regiment Wisconsin Volunteer Cavalry|
|Active||September 1, 1861 to July 19, 1865|
Battle of Chickamauga|
Battle of Selma
The 1st Wisconsin Cavalry was organized at Ripon and Kenosha, Wisconsin between September 1, 1861 and February 2, 1862 and mustered into Federal service on March 10, 1862.
The regiment was mustered out at Edgefield, Tennessee on July 19, 1865.
Total strength and casualties
The 1st Wisconsin Cavalry initially recruited 1,124 officers and men. An additional 1,417 men were recruited as replacements, for a total of 2,541 men.
The regiment suffered 6 officers and 67 enlisted men killed or died from wounds in action, and 7 officers and 321 enlisted men who died of disease, for a total of 401 fatalities.
- Colonel Edward Daniels - December 3, 1861 to February 5, 1863
- Colonel Oscar Hugh La Grange - February 5, 1863 to July 19, 1865
- http://freepages.books.rootsweb.com/~wirockbios/Blue1907/1907-5-WICW.html The Blue Book of the State of Wisconsin Compiled and Published Under the Direction of J. D. Beck, Commissioner of Labor and Industrial Statistics, 1907 Democratic Printing Company, State Printer, Madison, WI 1907
- http://www.civilwararchive.com/Unreghst/unwicav.htm#1stcav The Civil War Archive website after Dyer, Frederick Henry. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion. 3 vols. New York: Thomas Yoseloff, 1959.
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