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46th Wisconsin Infantry

Regimental History
Forty-sixth Infantry. — Col., Frederick S. Lovell; Lieut. -Col., Abel B. Smedley; Maj., Charles H. Ford. This regiment was organized at Camp Randall, Madison, and was mustered in March 2, 1865. It left the state March 5 for Louisville, but was at once forwarded to Athens, Ala., where it acted as railroad guard. Col. Lovell was placed in command of the post, Lieut. -Col. Smedley assuming command of the regiment, and it passed the summer at that point. It was mustered out at Nashville Sept. 27, 1865. Col. Lovell was brevetted brigadier-general. The original strength of the regiment was 914. Gain by recruits, 33, total, 947; Loss by death, 13; desertion, 8; transfer, 31; discharge, 41; mustered out, 854.

Regimental history taken from "The Union Army" by Federal Publishing Company, 1908 - Volume 4

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