|Birth: ||Oct., 1832|
|Death: ||Feb. 6, 1912|
3 Wisconsin L.A.
3rd Independent Battery, Wisconsin Light Artillery. "Badger Artillery"
Organized on Oct 10 1861 at Camp Utley, Racine, WI. Enlistment term: 3 years. Mustered out on Jul 20 1865 at Madison, WI.
- Enlisted or commissioned: 245
- Killed or died of wounds (Enlisted men): 6
- Died of disease (Enlisted men): 21
- Prisoner of war: 10
- Died while prisoner of war: 7
- Disabled: 50
- Deserted: 3
- Discharged: 8
- Mustered out: 143
- Transferred out: 6
The 3rd Wisconsin Light Artillery Battery Regiment participated at the battle of Chickamauga where it was overwhelmed by numbers and driven from the field, losing 5 of its 6 guns, 33 horses and 26 men killed, wounded and missing. It was stationed at Chattanooga during 1864, on guard and garrison duty, and was transferred to Murfreesboro in the spring of 1865.
Ruth M. Williams (1836 - 1920)*
Ida E. Williams Marshall (1859 - 1922)*
Note: Invalid application # 986368, filed 6 Nov 1890. Widows application #981.052 filed 21 Feb, 1912
Arbor Vitae Cemetery
Plot: Blk 2 Row 2
Created by: Row Walker
Record added: Sep 07, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 58292515
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Lewis D. Williams enlisted as a Private in the Third Independent Battery, Wisconsin Volunteer Light Artillery on 2 Sep 1861 for three years. This unit served in the Army of the Cumberland in the Western Theater of the Civil War and saw service in Kentuck...(Read more)|
Added: Sep. 12, 2012
With a prayer for Lewis. RIP.|
Added: Sep. 7, 2010