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|12th Regiment Illinois Volunteer Infantry (3 Month)|
|Active||May 2, 1861 to August 1, 1861|
The 12th Illinois Infantry was mustered into Federal service at Springfield, Illinois on May 2, 1861 for a three month enlistment.
The regiment remained in garrison at Cairo, Illinois and was mustered out on August 1, 1861.
Total strength and casualties
The regiment suffered 4 enlisted men who died of disease, for a total of 4 fatalities.
- Colonel John McArthur
- List of Illinois Civil War Units
- Illinois in the American Civil War
- 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/012-3fs.htm Illinois in the CivilWar website after Illinois Adjutant General's muster rolls
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