|129th Regiment Illinois Volunteer Infantry|
Illinois state flag
|Active||September 8, 1862 to June 8, 1865|
|Engagements||Battle of Resaca|
Battle of Kennesaw Mountain
Siege of Atlanta
March to the Sea
Battle of Bentonville
Service[edit | edit source]
The 129th Illinois Infantry was organized at Pontiac, Illinois and mustered into Federal service on September 8, 1862 for a three year enlistment.
The regiment was mustered out of service on June 8, 1865.
Total strength and casualties[edit | edit source]
The regiment suffered 50 enlisted men who were killed in action or who died of their wounds and 2 officers and 128 enlisted men who died of disease, for a total of 180 fatalities.
Commanders[edit | edit source]
- Colonel George P. Smith -resigned on May 8, 1863.
- Colonel Henry Case - mustered out with the regiment.
See also[edit | edit source]
Notes[edit | edit source]
- http://www.civilwararchive.com/Unreghst/unilif10.htm#129th 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/020-fs.htm Illinois in the Civil War website after Illinois Adjutant General's muster rolls
References[edit | edit source]
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