|130th Regiment Illinois Volunteer Infantry|
Illinois state flag
|Active||October 25, 1862 to August 15, 1865|
|Engagements||Battle of Champion Hill|
Battle of Big Black River Bridge
Siege of Vicksburg
The 130th Illinois Infantry was organized at Camp Butler, Illinois and mustered into Federal service on October 25, 1862 for a three year enlistment.
The regiment was mustered out of service on August 15, 1865.
Total strength and casualties
The regiment suffered 2 officers and 18 enlisted men who were killed in action or who died of their wounds and 4 officers and 153 enlisted men who died of disease, for a total of 177 fatalities.
- Colonel Nathaniel Niles - resigned on May 6, 1864
- Lieutenant Colonel John B. Reid - mustered out with the regiment
- List of Illinois Civil War Units
- Illinois in the American Civil War
- http://www.civilwararchive.com/Unreghst/unilif10.htm#130th 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/130-fs.htm Illinois in the Civil War website after Illinois Adjutant General's muster rolls
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