|18th Regiment Illinois Volunteer Infantry|
Illinois state flag
|Active||May 28, 1861 to December 31, 1865|
Battle of Shiloh
Siege of Vicksburg
The 18th Illinois Infantry was organized at Aurora, Illinois and mustered into Federal service on May 28, 1861 for a three year enlistment.
The regiment was mustered out of service on December 31, 1865.
Total strength and casualties
The regiment suffered 6 officers and 99 enlisted men who were killed in action or who died of their wounds and 7 officers and 282 enlisted men who died of disease, for a total of 394 fatalities.
- Colonel Michael K. Lawler - promoted to brigadier general on April 14, 1863.
- Colonel Daniel H. Brush - resigned August 21, 1863.
- Lieutenant Colonel Samuel B Marks - resigned 1864
- List of Illinois Civil War Units
- Illinois in the American Civil War
- http://www.civilwararchive.com/Unreghst/unilinf2.htm#18th 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/017-fs.htm Illinois in the Civil War website after Illinois Adjutant General's muster rolls
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