|33rd Regiment Illinois Volunteer Infantry|
Illinois state flag
|Active||September 3, 1861 to December 6, 1865|
|Engagements||Battle of Port Gibson|
Battle of Champion Hill
Battle of Big Black River
Siege of Vicksburg
Service[edit | edit source]
The regiment was mustered out on November 24, 1865 and discharged at Chicago, Illinois on December 6, 1865.
Total strength and casualties[edit | edit source]
The regiment suffered 2 officers and 56 enlisted men who were killed in action or who died of their wounds and 1 officer and 250 enlisted men who died of disease, for a total of 309 fatalities.
Commanders[edit | edit source]
- Colonel Charles E. Hovey
- Colonel Charles E. Lippincott
- Colonel Isaac H. Elliott - mustered out with the regiment
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See also[edit | edit source]
References[edit | edit source]
- http://www.civilwararchive.com/Unreghst/unilinf3.htm#33rd 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/033-fs.htm Illinois in the Civil War website after Illinois Adjutant General's muster rolls
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- The Civil War Archive
- 33rd Illinois Infantry Regiment of Volunteers, Company C Collection at the McLean County Museum of History, Bloomington, IL.
- 33rd Illinois Volunteer Regiment Band
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