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Hope Church, Black Jack Knob, Kenesaw Moun-
tain. Atlanta, Jonesboro, Ezra Chapel, Gris-
woldville, siege of Savannah, Columbia (S. C),
and Benton vi lie. It re-enlisted, as veterans, at



Scottsboro, Ala., Jan. 1, 1864, and was mustered
out at Louisville, July 24, 1865, receiving final
discharge at Springfield.

Forty-first Infantry. Organized at Decatur
during July and August, 1861, and was mustered
into service, August 5. It was engaged at Fort
Donelson, Shiloh, the siege of Corinth, the second
battle of Corinth, the siege of Vicksburg and
Jackson, in the Red River campaign, at Guntowu,
Kenesaw Mountain and AUatoona, and partici-
pated in the "March to the Sea." It re-enlisted,
as veterans, March 17, 1864. at Vicksburg, and
was consolidated with the Fifty-third Infantry,
Jan. 4, 1865, forming Companies G and H.

Forty-second Infantry. Organized at Chi-
cago, July 22, 1861 ; was engaged at Island No. 10,
the siege of Corinth, battles of Farmington,
Columbia (Tenn), was besieged at Nashville,
engaged at Stone River, in the TuUahoma cam-
paign, at Chickamauga, Missionary Ridge, Rocky
Face Ridge, Resaca, Adairsville, New Hope
Church, Pine and Kenesaw Mountains, Peach
Tree Creek, Atlanta, Jonesboro, Lovejoy Station,
Spring Hill, Franklin and Nashville. It re-
enlisted, as veterans, Jan. 1, 1864; was stationed
in Texas from July to December, 1865 ; was mus-
tered out at Indianola, in that State, Dec. 16.
1865, and finally discharged, at Springfield, Jan.
12, 1866.

Forty-third Infantry. Organized at Spring-
field in September, 1861, and mustered into
service on Oct. 12. The regiment took part in
the battles of Fort Donelson, Shiloh and in the
campaigns in West Tennessee, Mississippi and
Arkansas; was mustered out at Little Rock.
Nov. 30, 1865, and returned to Springfield for
final pay and discharge, Dec. 14, 1865.

Forty-fourth Infantry. Organized in Au-
gust, 1861, at Chicago, and mustered into service,
Sept. 13, 1861 ; was engaged at Pea Ridge,
Perryville, Stone River, Hoover's Gap, Shelby-
ville, Tullahoma, Chickamauga, Missionary
Ridge, Buzzard's Roost, Rocky Face Ridge,
Adairsville, Dallas, New Hope Church, Kene-
saw Mountain, Gulp's Farm, Chattahoochie
River, Peach Tree Creek, Atlanta, Jonesboro,
Franklin and Nashville. The regiment re-enlisted
as veterans in Tennessee, in January, 1864.
From June to September, 1865, it was stationed
in Louisiana and Texas, was mustered out at
Port Lavaca, Sept. 25, 1865, and received final
discharge, at Springfield, three weeks later.

Forty-fifth Infantry. Originally called
the "Washburne Lead Mine Regiment"; was
organized at Galena, July 33, 1861, and mustered



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into service at Cliicago, Dec. So, 18(il. It was
engaged at Fort Donelson. Shiloli, tlie siege of
Corinth, battle of Jledan, the campaign against
Vicksburg, the Meridian raid, tlie Atlanta cam-
paign, the "March to the Sea," and the advance
thi-ough the Carolinas. The regiment veteran-
ized in January, 1864; was mustered out of serv-
ice at Louisville, Ky., July 13, 1865, and arrived
in Chicago, July 15, 1865, for final pay and dis-
charge. Distance marched in four years, 1.750
miles.

FoETY-siXTH Infantry. Organized at Spring
field, Dec. 28, 1861 ; was engaged at Fort Donel-
son, Shiloh, the siege of Corinth, battle of
Metamora, siege of Vicksburg (wliere five com-
panies of the regiment were captured), in the
reduction of Spanish Fort and Fort Blakeley,
and the capture of Mobile. It was mustered in
as a veteran regiment, Jan. 4, 1864. From May,

1865, to January, 1866, it was on dutj' in Louisi-
ana; was mustered out at Baton Rouge, Jan. 20.

1866, and, on Feb. 1, 18G6, finally paid and dis-
charged at Springfield.

Forty-seventh Infantry. Organized and
mustered into service at Peoria. 111., on August
16, 1861. The regiment took part in the expe-
dition against New Madrid and Island No. 10;
also participated in the battles of Farmington,
luka, the second battle of Corinth, the capture
of Jackson, tlie siege of Vicksburg, the Red
River expedition and the battle of Pleasant, HiH.
and in the sti-uggle at Lake Chicot. It was
ordered to Chicago to assi.st in quelling an antici-
pated riot, in 1864, but, returning to the front,
took part in the reduction of Spanish Fort and
the capture of Mobile: was mustered out, Jan.
31, 1866, at Selma. Ala., and ordered to Spring-
field, where it received final pay and discharge.
Those members of the regiment who did not re-en-
li.st as veterans were mustered out, Oct. 11, 1864.

Forty-eighth Infantry. Organized at Spring-
field, September, 1861. and participated in battles
and sieges as follows: Fort Henry and Fort
Donelson, Shiloh, Corinth (siege of), Vicksburg
(fir.st expedition against). Missionary Ridge, as
well as in the Atlanta campaign and the "March
to the Sea." The regiment re-enlisted as veter-
ans, at Scottsboro. Ala., Jan. 1. 1864; was mus-
tered out, August 15, 1865, at Little Rock, Ark.,
and ordered to Springfield for final discharge,
arriving, August 31, 1865. The distance marched
was 3,000 miles; moved by water, 5,000; by rail-
road, 3,450~total, 11,450.

Forty-ninth Infantry. Organized at Spring-
field, 111., Dee. 31, 1861; was engaged at Fort



Donelson, Shiloh and Little Rock; took part in
the campaign against Meridian and in the Red
River expedition, being in tlie battle of Pleasant
Hill. Jan. 15, 1864; three-fourths of the regiment
re-enlisted and were mustered in as veterans,
returning to Illinois on furlough. The non-
veterans took part in tlie battle of Tupelo. The
regiment participated in the battle of Nashville,
and was mustered out, Sept. 9, 1865, at Paducah,
Ky., and arrived at Springfield, Sept, 15, 1865,
for final payment and discharge.

Fiftieth Infantry. Organized at Quincy, in
August, 1861, and mustered into service, Sept. 12,
1861 ; was engaged at Fort Donelson, Shiloh, the
siege of Corinth, the second battle of Corinth,
Allatoona and Bentonville, besides many minor
engagements. Tlie regiment was mounted. Nov.
17, 1863; re-enlisted as veterans, Jan. 1. 1864, was
mustered out at Louisville, July 13, 1865, and
reached Springfield, the following day, for final
pay and discharge.

Fifty-first Infantry. Organized at Chi-
cago. Dec. 24, 1861 ; was engaged at New Madrid,
Island No. 10, Farmington, the siege of Corinth,
Stone River, Chickamauga, Missionary Ridge,
Rocky Face Ridge. Resaca, Dallas, Kenesaw
Mountain, Peach Tree Creek, Atlanta, Jones-
boro. Spring Hill, Franklin and Nashville. The
regiment was mustered in as veterans. Feb. 16,
1864 ; from July to Sejitember, 1865, was on duty
in Texas, and mustered out. Sept. 25, 1865, at
Camp Irwin, Texas, arriving at Springfield, 111.,
Oct. 15. 1865, for final payment and discharge.

Fifty-second Infantry. Organized at Ge-
neva in November, 1861, and mustered into serv-
ice. Nov. 19. The regiment participated in the
following battles, sieges and expeditions : Shiloh,
Corinth (siege and second battle of), luka, Town
Creek. Snake Creek Gap, Resaca, Lay's Ferry,
Rome Cross Roads, Dallas, Kene.saw Mountain,
Nickajack Creek, Decatur, Atlanta, Jonesboro
and Bentonville. It veteranized, Jan. 9. 1864;
was mustered out at Louisville, July 4, 1865,
and received final payment and discharge at
Springfield, July 12.

Fifty-third Infantry. Organized at Ottawa
in the winter of 1861-62, and ordered to Chicago,
Feb. 27, 1862, to complete its organization. It
took part in the siege of Corinth, and was engaged
at Davis" Bridge, the siege of Vicksburg, in the
Meridian campaign, at Jackson, the siege of
Atlanta, the "March to the Sea." the capture of
Savannah and the campaign in the Carolinas,
including the battle of Bentonville. The regi-
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July 33, 1865, and received final discharge, at
Chicago, July 38. It marched 3,855 miles, and
was transported by boat and cars, 4,168 miles.
Over 1,800 oflScers and men belonged to the regi-
ment during its term of service.

Fifty-fourth Infantry. Organized at Anna,
in November, 18G1, as a part of the "Kentucky
Brigade," and was mustered into service, Feb.
18, 1803. No complete history of the regiment
can be given, owing to the loss of its official
records. It served mainly in Kentucky, Tennes-
see, Mississippi and Arkansas, and alwaj's effect-
ively. Threefomths of the men re-enlisted as
veterans, in January, 1864. Six companies were
captured by the rebel General Slielby, in August,
1864, and were exchanged, the following De-
cember. The regiment was mustered out at
Little Rock, Oct. 15, 1865; arrived at Springfield,
Oct. 36, and was discharged. During its organi-
zation, the regiment had 1,343 enlisted men and
71 commissioned officers.

Fifty-fifth Infantry. Organized at Chi-
cago, and mustered into service, Oct. 31, 1861.
The regiment originally formed a part of the
"Douglas Brigade," being chiefly recruited from
the young farmers of Fulton, McDonough,
Grundy, La Salle, De Kalb, Kane and Winnebago
Counties. It participated in the battles of Shiloh
and Corinth, and in the Tallahatchie campaign;
in the battles of Chickasaw Bayou, Arkansas
Post, around Vicksburg, and at Missionary Ridge ;
was in the Atlanta campaign, notably in tlie
battles of Kenesaw Mountain and Jonesboro. In
all, it was engaged in thirty-one battles, and was
138 days under fire. The total mileage traveled
amounted to 11,965, of which 3,240 miles were
actually marched. Re-enlisted as veterans, while
at Larkinsville, Tenn.,was mustered out at Little
Rock, August 14, 1865, receiving final discharge
at Chicago, the same month.

Fifty-sixth Infantry. Organized with com-
panies principally enlisted from the counties of
Massac, Pope, Gallatin. Saline, White, Hamilton,
Franklin and Wayne, and mustered in at Camp
Mather, near Shawneetown. The regiment par-
ticipated in the siege, and second battle, of
Corinth, the Yazoo expedition, the siege of
Vicksburg — being engaged at Champion Hills,
and in numerous assaults ; also took part in the
battles of Missionary Ridge and Resaca, and in
the campaign in the Carolinas, including the
battle of Bentonville. Some 300 members of the
regiment perished in a wreck off Cape Hatteras,
March 31, 1865. It was mustered out in Arkan-
sas, August 13, 1865.



Fifty-seventh Infantry. Mustered into serv-
ice, Dec. 36, 1861, at Chicago; took part in the
battles of Fort Donelson and Shiloh, the siege of
Corinth, and the second battle at that point ; was
also engaged at Resaca, Rome Cross Roads and
AUatoona; participated in the investment and
capture of Savannah, and the campaign through
the Carolinas, including the battle of Benton-
ville. It was mustered out at Louisville, July 7,
1865, and received final discharge at Chicago,
July 14.

Fifty-eighth Infantry. Recruited at Chi-
cago, Feb. 11, 1863; participated in the battles of
Fort Donelson and Shiloh, a large number of the
regiment being captured during the latter engage-
ment, but subsequently exchanged. It took pait
in the siege of Corinth and the battle of luka,
after which detachments were sent to SpringfieM
for recruiting and for guarding prisoners.
Returning to the front, the regiment was engaged
in the capture of Meridian, the Red River cam-
paign, the taking of Fort de Russey, and in many
minor battles in Louisiana. It was mustered out
at Montgomery, Ala., April 1. 1866, and ordered
to Springfield for final payment and discharge.

Fifty-ninth Infantry. Originally known as
the Ninth Missouri Infantry, although wholly
recruited in Illinois. It was organized at St.
Louis, Sept. 18, 1861, the name being changed to
the Fifty-ninth Illinois, Feb. 13, 1863, by order of
tlie War Department. It was engaged at Pea
Ridge, formed part of the reserve at Farmington,
took part at Perryville, Nolansville. Knob Gap
and Murfreesboro, in the Tullahoma campaign
and the siege of C'liattanooga, in the battles of
Missionary Ridge. Resaca, Adairsville, Kingston,
Dallas, Ackworth, Pine Top, Kenesaw Mountain,
Smj'rna, Atlanta, Spring Hill, Franklin and
NashviUe. Having re-enlisted as veterans, the
regiment was ordered to Texas, in June, 1865,
where it was mustered out, December, 1865.
receiving its final discharge at Springfield.

Sixtieth Infantry, Organized at Anna, 111.,
Feb. 17, 1862; took part in the siege of Corinth
and was besieged at Nashville. The regiment
re-enlisted as veterans while at the front, in
January, 1864; participated in the battles of
Buzzard's Roost, Ringgold, Dalton, Resaca,
Rome, Dallas, New Hope Church, Kenesaw
Mountain, Nickajack, Peach Tree Creek, Atlanta.
Jonesboro, Averysboro and Bentonville; was
mustered out at Louisville, July 31, 1865. and
received final discharge at Springfield.

Sixty-first Infantry. Organized at Carroll-
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in, Feb. 5, 1863. On February 21, the regiment,
being still incomplete, moved to Benton Bar-
racks, JIo., wliere a sufficient number of recruits
joined to make nine full companies. The regiment
was engaged at Shiloh and Bolivar, took part
in the Yazoo expedition, and re-enlisted as veter-
ans early in 1864. Later, it took part in the battle
of Wilkinson's Pike (near Murfreesboro), and
other engagements near that point ; was mustered
out at Nashville, Tenn., Sept. 8, 1865, and paid
off and discharged at Springfield, Septem-
ber 27.

Sixty-second Infantry. Organized at Anna,
111., April 10, 1862; after being engaged in several
skirmishes, the regiment sustained a loss of 170
men, who were captured and paroled at Holly
Springs, Miss., by the rebel General Van Dorn,
where the regimental records were destroyed.
The regiment took part in forcing the evatmation
of Little Rock ; re-enlisted, as veterans, Jan. 9,
1864 ; was mustered out at Little Rock, March 6,
1866, and ordered to Springfield for final payment
and discharge.

Sixty-third Infantry. Organized at Anna,
in December, 1861, and mustered into service,
April 10, 1S62. It participated in the first invest-
ment of Vicksburg, tlie capture of Richmond
Hill, La., and in the battle of Missionary Ridge.
On Jan. 1, 1864, 272 men re-enlisted as veterans.
It took part in the capture of Savannah and in
Sherman's march through the Carolinas. partici-
pating in its important battles and skirmishes;
was mustered out at Louisville, July 13, ISe.'j,
reaching Springfield, July 16. The total distance
traveled was 6,453 miles, of which 2,2.50 was on
the march.

Sixty-fourth Infantry. Organized at Spring-
field, December, 1861, as the "First Battalion of
Yates Sharp Shooters." The last company was
mustered in, Dec. 31, 1861. The regiment was
engaged at New Madrid, the siege of Corinth,
Chambers' Creek, the second battle of Corinth,
Resaca, Dallas, Kenesaw Mountain, Decatur, the
siege of Atlanta, the investment of Savannah and
the battle of Benton ville; re-enlisted as veterans,
in January, 1864 ; was mustered out at Louisville,
July 11, 1865, and finally discharged, at Chicago,
July 18.

Sixty-fifth Infantry. Originally known as
the "Scotch Regiment"; was organized at Chi-
cago, and mustered in. May 1, 1862. It was cap-
tured and paroled at Harper's Feny, and ordered
to Chicago ; was exchanged in April, 1863 ; took
part in Burnside's defense of Knoxville; re-en-
listed as veterans in March, 1864, and participated



in tlie Atlanta campaign and the 'March to the
Sea." It was engaged in battles at Columbia
(Tenn.), Franklin and Nashville, and later ni*ar
Federal Point and Smithtown, N. C, being mus
tared out, July 13, 1865, and receiving final pay-
ment and discharge at Chic^ago, July 26, 1865.

Sixty-sixth Infantry. Organized at Benton
Barracks, near St. Louis, Mo., during September
and October, 1861 — being designed as a regiment
of "'Western Sharp Shooters" from Illinois, Mis-
souri, Wisconsin, Iowa, Slinnesota, Indiana and
Ohio. It was mustered in, Nov. 23, 18G1, was
engaged at Mount Ziou (Mo.), Fort Donelson,
Shiloh, the siege of Corinth, luka, the second
battle of Corinth, in the Atlanta campaign, the
"March to tlie Sea" and the campaign through
the Carolinas. The regiment was variously
known as the Fourteentli Missouri 'Volunteers,
Birge's Western Sharpsliooters, and the Sixty-
sixth Illinois Infantry. Tlie latter (and final)
name was conferred by the Secretary of War,
Nov. 20, 1862. It re-enlisted (for the veteran
service), in December, 1863. was mustered out at
Camp Logan. Ky., July 7, 1865, and paid off and
discharged at Springfield, July 15.

SixTY-SEYENTH INFANTRY. Organized at Chi-
cago, June 13, 1862, for three months' service, in
response to an urgent call for the defense of
Washington. The Sixty -seventh, by doing guard
duty at the camps at Chicago and Springfield,
relieved the veterans, who were sent to the front.

Sixty-eighth Infantry. Enlisted in respon.se
to a call made by the Governor, early in the sum-
mer of 1862, for State troops to serve for three
months as State Militia, and was mustered in
early in June, 1862. It was afterwards niu.stered
into the United States .service as Illinois 'Volun-
teers, by petition of the men, and received
marching orders, July 5, 1863: mustered out, at
Springfield, Sept. 26, 1862 — many of the men re-
enlisting in other regiments.

Sixty-nlnth Inf.vntry. Organized at Camp
Douglas, Chicago, and mustered into service for
three months, June 14, 1862. It remained on
duty at Camp Douglas, guarding the camp and
rebel prisoners.

Seventieth Infantry. Organized at Camp
Butler, near Springfield, and mustered in, July 4,
1863. It remained at Camp Butler doing guard
duty. Its term of service was three months.

Seventy-first Infantry. Mustered into serv-
ice, July 26, 1862, at Chicago, for three months.
Its service was confined to garrison duty in Illi-
nois and Kentucky, being mustered out at Chi-
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Seventy-second Infantry. Organized at Chi-
cago, as the First Regiment of the Chicago Board
of Trade, and mustered into service for three
years, August 33, 1863. It was engaged at Cham-
pion Hill, Vicksburg. Natchez, Franklin, Nash-
ville, Spanish Fort and Fort Blakely; mustered
out of service, at Vicksburg, August 6, 1865, and
discharged at Chicago.

Seventy-third Infantry. Recruited from
the counties of Adams, Champaign, Christian,
Hancock, Jackson, Logan, Piatt, Pike, Sanga-
mon, Tazewell and Vermilion, and mustered into
.service at Springfield, August 31, 1863, 900 strong.
It participated in the battles of Stone River,
Perryville, Chickamauga, Missionary Ridge,
Resaca, Adairsville, Burnt Hickory, Pine and
Lost Moimtains, New Hope Church, Kenesaw
Mountain, Peach Tree Creek. Spring Hill, Frank-
lin and Nashville ; was mustered out at Nashville,
June 13, 1865, and, a few days later, went to
Springfield to receive pay and final discharge.

Seventy-fourth Infantry. Organized at
Rockford, in August. 1863, and mustered into
service September 4. It was recruited from Win-
nebago, Ogle and Stephenson Counties. This regi-
ment was engaged at Perryville, Murfreesboro
and Nolansville, took part in the Tullahoma
campaign, and the battles of Missionary Ridge,
Resaca, Adairsville, Dallas, Kenesaw Mountain,
Tunnel Hill, and Rocky Face Ridge, the siege of
Atlanta, and the battles of Spring Hill, Franklin
and Nashville. It was mustered out at Nashville.
June 10, 1865, with 343 ofiicers and men, the
aggregate number enrolled having been 1.001.

Seventy-fifth Infantry. Organized at
Dixon, and mustered into service, Sept. 3, 1863.
The regiment participated in the battles of Perry-
ville, Nolansville, Stone River, Lookout Mountain.
Dalton, Resaca, Marietta, Kenesaw, Franklin and
Nashville; was mustered out at Nashville, June
13, 1865, and finally discharged at Chicago, July
1. following.

Seventy'-sixth Infantry. Organized at Kan-
kakee, 111., in August, 1863, and mustered into the
service, August 33, 1863 ; took part in the siege of
Vicksburg, the engagement at Jackson, the cam-
paign against Meridian, the expedition to Yazoo
City, and the capture of Mobile, was ordered to
Texas in June, 1865, and mustered out at Galves-
ton, July 33, 1865, being paid off and disbanded
at Chicago, August 4, 1865 — having traveled
10,000 miles.

Seventy-seventh Infantry. Organized and
mustered into service, Sept. 3, 1863, at Peoria;
was engaged in the battles of Chickasaw Bayou.



Arkansas Post, the siege of Vicksburg (including
the battle of Champion Hills), the capture of
Jackson, the Red River expedition, and the bat-
tles of Sabine Cross Roads and Pleasant Hill ; the
reduction of Forts Gaines and Morgan, and the
capture of Spanish Fort, Fort Blakely and Mobile.
It was mustered out of service at Mobile, July
10, 1865, and ordered to Springfield for final pay-
ment and discharge, where it arrived, July 33, 1865,
having participated in sixteen battles and sieges.

Seventy-eighth Infantry-. Organized at
Quincy, and mustered into service, Sept. 1, 1863;
participated in the battles of Chickamauga, Mis-
sionary Ridge, Buzzard's Roost, Resaca, Rome,
New Hope Church, Kenesaw Mountain, Peach
Tree Creek, Atlanta, Jonesboro, Averysboro and
Bentonville; was mustered out, Jime 7, 1865, and
sent to Chicago, where it was paid off and dis-
charged, June 13, 1865.

Seventy-ninth Infantry. Organized at Mat-
toon, in August, 1863, and mustered into service,
August 38, 1863; participated in the battles of
Stone River, Liberty Gap, Chickamauga, Mis-
sionary Ridge, Rocky Face Ridge, Resaca, Kene-
saw Mountain, Dallas, Peach Tree Creek, Atlanta,
Jonesboro, Lovejoy, Franklin and Nashville ; was
mustered out. June 13, 1865; arrived at Camp
Butler, June 15, and, on June 33, received final
pay and discharge.

Eightieth Infantry. Organized at Centralia,
111., in August, 1863, and mustered into service,
August 35, 1863. It was engaged at Perryville,
Dug's Gap, Sand Mountain and Bhint's Farm,
surrendering to Forrest at the latter point. After
being exchanged, it participated in the battles of
Wauhatchie, Missionary Ridge, Dalton, Resaca,
Adairsville, Cassville, Dallas, Pine Moimtain,
Kenesaw Moimtain, Marietta, Peach Tree Creek,
Atlanta, Jonesboro, Lovejoy Station and Nash-
ville. The regiment traveled 6,000 miles and
participated in more than twenty engagements.
It was mustered out of service, June 10, 1865, and
proceeded to Camp Butler for final pay and
discharge.

Eighty-first Infantry. Recruited from the
counties of Perry, Franklin, Williamson, Jack-
son, Union, Pulaski and Alexander, and mustered
into service at Anna. August 36, 1863. It partici-
pated in the battles of Port Gibson, Raymond,
Jackson, Champion Hill, Black River Bridge, and
in the siege and capture of Vicksburg. Later,
the regiment was engaged at Fort de Russey,
Alexandria, Guntown and Nashville, besides
assisting in the investment of Mobile. It was
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Eighty-second Ixfa.vtry. Sometimes cjiUeU
tlie '"Second Hecker Regiment. " in honor of Col-
onel Frederick Hecker, its first Colonel, and for
nierly Colonel of the Twenty-fourth Illinois
Infantry — being chiefly composed of German
members of Chicago. It was organized at Spring-
field, Sept. 26. 1862, and mustered into service.
Oct. 33, 1862: participated in the battles of
Fredericksburg, Gettysburg, 'Wauhatchie, Or-
cliard Knob, Missionary Ridge, Resaca, New-
Hope Church, Dallas, Marietta, Pine Mountain,
Peach Tree Creek, Atlanta and Bentonville; was
mustered out of service, June 9, 186.5. and
returned to Chicago, June 16 — having marched,
during its time of service, ^..'jO.S miles.

Eighty-third Infantry. Organized at Mon-
mouth in August, 1862, and mustered into serv-
ice, August 21. It participated in repelling the
rebel attack on Fort Donelson, and in numerous
hard-fought skirmishes in Tennessee, but was
chiefly engaged in the jierformance of heavy
guard duty and in protecting lines of communi-
cation. The regiment was mustered out at Nash-
ville, June 26, 186.5, and finally paid off and
discharged at Chicago, July 4, following.

Eighty-fourth Infantry-. Organized at
Quincy. in August, 1863, and mustered into serv-
ice, Sept. 1, 1862, with 939 men and officers. The
regiment was authorized to inscribe ujion its
battle-flag the names of Perryville, Stone River,
Woodbury, Chickamauga, Lookout Mountain,
Missionary Ridge, Ringgold, Dalton, Buzzard's
Roost, Resaca, Burnt Hickory, Kenesaw Sloun-



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