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|Thirty-fourth Infantry. Col., Fritz Anneke; Lieut. -Col., Henry
Orff; Maj., Geo. H. Walther. This regiment was organized at Camp Washburn, Milwaukee, was
mustered in Dec. 31, 1862, and left the state Jan. 31, 1863. It arrived at Columbus, Ky.,
Feb. 2, where it performed camp and guard duties at Fort Halleck. On March 3 Co. E was
ordered to Paducah, Ky., and on April 25 Cos. I and G were sent to Cairo. On Apr. 27 Co. A
was detached and ordered to duty at Fort Quinby, three-quarters of a mile south of Fort
Halleck, and on May 12, Cos. B, C, D, F, H and K were sent to Memphis. On June 1 Cos. I
and G returned from Cairo to Columbus, on Aug. 14 the several detachments of the regiment
united at Cairo, and on the 16th proceeded to Wisconsin. The regiment was mustered out at
Milwaukee Sept. 8, 1863. Its original strength was 961. Loss by death, 20; desertion, 283;
discharge, 186; mustered out 472.
Regimental history taken from "The Union Army" by Federal Publishing
Company, 1908 - Volume 4