|12th Illinois Cavalry|
|Active||February 24, 1862 to May 29, 1866|
Battle of Gettysburg
Stoneman's 1863 Raid
History[edit | edit source]
The 12th Cavalry was organized at Camp Butler in February 1862. It was part of the Army of the Potomac from September 1862 to November 1863; the Department of the Gulf from March 1864 to February 1865; and the Department of Texas from July 1865 to May 1866.
The 4th Illinois Cavalry was consolidated with the 12th Illinois Cavalry on June 14, 1865.
Total strength and casualties[edit | edit source]
The regiment suffered 38 enlisted men who were killed in action or who died of their wounds and 4 officers and 192 enlisted men who died of disease, for a total of 234 fatalities.
Commanders[edit | edit source]
- Colonel Amos Voss
- Colonel Hasbrouck Davis
See also[edit | edit source]
[edit | edit source]
- General Julius White
Notes[edit | edit source]
- http://www.civilwararchive.com/Unreghst/unilcav2.htm#12th 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/013-fs.htm Illinois in the Cvil war website after Illinois Adjutant General's muster rolls
References[edit | edit source]
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