3rd Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry
3rd Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry (1898-1899) - Organized and mustered into the service of the United States at Milwaukee, Wis., May 11, 1898, with 50 officers and 975 enlisted men.
- Assigned to First Brigade, First Division, First Army Corps, May 16
- Left Milwaukee May 14; arrived at Chickamauga, Ga., May 16
- Left Chickamauga July 5 for Charleston. S. C.
- Sailed from Charleston on the "Obdam" July 20; arrived at Ponce, P. R, July 28
- Participated in the Porto Rican campaign, including engagements at Coamo, August 9, and near Aibonito, August 12
- Sailed from San Juan, P. R., on steamship "Manitoba" October 22; arrived New York City October 28, and at Milwaukee, Wis., October 30
- Furloughed for sixty days November 1
Mustered out of service of the United States at La Crosse, Hudson, Muncie, Eau Claire, Portage, Wausau, Menomonie, Superior, Tomah, Sparta, Wis., January 4 to 17, 1899, with 49 officers and 1,196 enlisted men. Casualties while in service: Officers-wounded, 1. Enlisted men- killed in action, 2; wounded, 3; died of disease, 31; deserted, 1.
- Correspondence Relating to the War with Spain, Center for Military History, U.S. Army, Vol 1
- The Organization of the Army during the Spanish-American War, page 509
- Organization of Volunteers, page 581