|37th Regiment Illinois Volunteer Infantry|
Illinois state flag
|Active||September 18, 1861 to May 15, 1866|
|Engagements||Battle of Pea Ridge|
Battle of Prairie Grove
Siege of Vicksburg
Service[edit | edit source]
The 37th Illinois Infantry was organized at Chicago, Illinois and mustered into Federal service on September 18, 1861 for three years service.
The regiment was mustered out on May 15, 1866.
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 1 officer and 168 enlisted men who died of disease, for a total of 233 fatalities.
Commanders[edit | edit source]
- Colonel Julius White - promoted brigadier general on June 9, 1862.
- Colonel Myron S. Barnes - discharged on November 20, 1862.
- Colonel John C. Black - resigned August 15, 1865.
- Lieutenant Colonel Ransom Kennicott - Mustered out with the regiment.
See also[edit | edit source]
Notes[edit | edit source]
- http://www.civilwararchive.com/Unreghst/unilinf3.htm#37th 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/037-fs.htm Illinois in the Civil War website after Illinois Adjutant General's muster rolls
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