53rd Wisconsin Infantry Regiment

The 53rd Wisconsin Infantry Regiment served in the Union Army between March and June 10th, 1865, during the American Civil War.

53rd Wisconsin Infantry Regiment
ActiveMarch–June 10, 1865
DisbandedJune 10, 1865
Country United States
EngagementsAmerican Civil War


The regiment was organized at Madison, Wisconsin and mustered in during April, 1865. Right away it was ordered to St. Louis, Missouri. After St. Louis, it then went to Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. On June 10th, 1865, the regiment was transferred into the 51st Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry Regiment. During its service the regiment lost eight men to disease.[1]

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ Dyer (1959), Volume 3. p. 1,689.


  • Dyer, Frederick H. (1959). A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion. New York and London. Thomas Yoseloff, Publisher. LCCN 59-12963.