|28th Regiment Illinois Volunteer Infantry|
Illinois state flag
|Active||August 15, 1861 to March 15, 1866|
|Engagements||Battle of Shiloh|
Siege of Vicksburg
Service[edit | edit source]
Federal service on August 15, 1861.
The regiment was mustered out on March 15, 1866.
Total strength and casualties[edit | edit source]
The regiment suffered 9 officers and 97 enlisted men who were killed in action or who died of their wounds and 2 officers and 182 enlisted men who died of disease, for a total of 290 fatalities.
Commanders[edit | edit source]
- Colonel Amory K. Johnson
- Colonel Jonathan R. Miles
- Lieutenant Colonel Richard Ritter - Mustered out with the regiment.
See also[edit | edit source]
Notes[edit | edit source]
- http://www.civilwararchive.com/Unreghst/unilinf3.htm#28th 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/028-fs.htm Illinois in the Civil War website after Illinois Adjutant General's muster rolls
References[edit | edit source]
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