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The Forty-Seventh Wisconsin Infantry

The Forty-seventh Infantry were recruited under the superintendence of Col.
George C. Ginty of Oconto. They were mustered in and left the State,
February 27th, 1865. Proceeding to Louisville, Nashville, and Tullahoma,
Tennessee, they performed guard duty at the last place until the close of
August, when they returned to Nashville, where they were mustered out
September 4th, 1865. Arriving at Madison on the 8th they received their pay
and were disbanded.
Regimental Statistics: Original Strength, 927. Gain, by recruits in 1865,
58; total, 985. Loss: by death, 34; deserted, 23; transfer, 29; discharge,
87; muster-out, 812

Love 1866