|19th Regiment Illinois Volunteer Infantry|
Illinois state flag
|Active||June 17, 1861 to July 9, 1864|
|Engagements||Battle of Stone River|
Siege of Chattanooga
Battle of Resaca
Service[edit | edit source]
The 19th Illinois Infantry was organized at Chicago, Illinois and mustered into Federal service on June 17, 1861 for a three year enlistment.
The regiment was mustered out of service on July 9, 1864 at its expiration of enlistment.
Total strength and casualties[edit | edit source]
The regiment suffered 4 officers and 60 enlisted men who were killed in action or who died of their wounds and 4 officers and 101 enlisted men who died of disease, for a total of 169 fatalities.
Commanders[edit | edit source]
- Colonel John B. Turchin - promoted to brigadier general on July 7, 1862.
- Colonel Joseph R. Scott - died July 8, 1863 from wounds received at the Battle of Stone's River.
- Lieutenant Colonel Alexander W. Raffin - mustered out with the regiment.
See also[edit | edit source]
Notes[edit | edit source]
- http://www.civilwararchive.com/Unreghst/unilinf2.htm#19th 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/019-fs.htm Illinois in the Civil War website after Illinois Adjutant General's muster rolls
References[edit | edit source]
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