|10th Regiment Illinois Volunteer Infantry (3 Year)|
|Active||July 29, 1861 to July 11, 1865|
|Engagements||Battle of Missionary Ridge|
Battle of Kennesaw Mountain
Siege of Atlanta
March to the Sea
Battle of Bentonville
Service[edit | edit source]
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[edit | edit source]
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.
Commanders[edit | edit source]
- Colonel James D. Morgan - promoted to brigadier general on July 17, 1862.
- Colonel John Tillson - discharged with the regiment
See also[edit | edit source]
Notes[edit | edit source]
- 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.
- http://www.rootsweb.com/~ilcivilw/f&s/010-fs.htm Illinois in the Cvil war website after Illinois Adjutant General's muster rolls
References[edit | edit source]
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