|15th Regiment Illinois Volunteer Infantry|
|Active||April 25, 1861 to September 16, 1865|
Battle of Shiloh
Siege of Vicksburg
Service[edit | edit source]
The 15th Illinois Infantry was mustered at Freeport, Illinois on April 25, 1861.
The regiment was consolidated with the 14th Regiment Illinois Volunteer Infantry to form the 14th and 15th Illinois Battalion Infantry on July 1, 1864 and was finally mustered out of service on September 16, 1865 at Fort Leavenworth.
Total strength and casualties[edit | edit source]
The regiment suffered 6 officers and 81 enlisted men who were killed in action or who died of their wounds and 5 officers and 135 enlisted men who died of disease, for a total of 227 fatalities.
Commanders[edit | edit source]
- Colonel Thomas J. Turner - resigned November 2, 1862.
- Colonel George C. Rogers
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/015-fs.htm Illinois in the Cvil war website after Illinois Adjutant General's muster rolls
References[edit | edit source]
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