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10th Regiment Illinois Volunteer Infantry (3 Year)
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Illinois flag
Active July 29, 1861 to July 11, 1865
Country United States
Allegiance Union
Branch Infantry
Engagements Battle of Missionary Ridge
Battle of Kennesaw Mountain
Siege of Atlanta
March to the Sea
Battle of Bentonville

The 10th Regiment Illinois Volunteer Infantry was an infantry regiment that served in the Union Army during the American Civil War.

Service[]

The 10th Illinois Infantry was mustered into state service at Dixon, Illinois on April 21, 1861 and mustered into Federal service on May 24, 1861 for a three year enlistment.

The regiment was mustered out on July 4, 1865 and discharged at Chicago, Illinois on July 11, 1865.

Total strength and casualties[]

The regiment suffered 2 officers and 48 enlisted men killed in action or mortally wounded and 136 enlisted men who died of disease, for a total of 186 fatalities.[1]

Commanders[]

  • Colonel James D. Morgan - promoted to brigadier general on July 17, 1862.
  • Colonel John Tillson - discharged with the regiment[2]

See also[]

  • List of Illinois Civil War Units
  • Illinois in the American Civil War

Notes[]

  1. http://www.civilwararchive.com/Unreghst/unilinf1.htm The Civil War Archive website after Dyer, Frederick Henry. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion. 3 vols. New York: Thomas Yoseloff, 1959.
  2. http://www.rootsweb.com/~ilcivilw/f&s/010-fs.htm Illinois in the Cvil war website after Illinois Adjutant General's muster rolls

References[]


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