|38th Regiment Illinois Volunteer Infantry|
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|Active||August 15, 1861 to December 31, 1865|
|Engagements||Battle of Perryville|
Battle of Stone's River
Battle of Chickamauga
Siege of Chattanooga
Battle of Resaca
Battle of Atlanta
Battle of Kennesaw Mountain
Battle of Franklin
Battle of Nashville
Service[edit | edit source]
The regiment was mustered out on December 31, 1865.
Total strength and casualties[edit | edit source]
The regiment suffered 7 officers and 107 enlisted men who were killed in action or who died of their wounds and 3 officers and 177 enlisted men who died of disease, for a total of 294 fatalities.
Commanders[edit | edit source]
- Colonel William P. Carlin - promoted brigadier general on May 7, 1863.
- Colonel Daniel H. Gilmer - killed in action at the Battle of Chickamauga on September 23, 1863
- Colonel William F. Chapman - died Pulaski, Tennessee on November 23, 1864.
See also[edit | edit source]
Notes[edit | edit source]
- http://www.civilwararchive.com/Unreghst/unilinf3.htm#38th 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/038-fs.htm Illinois in the Civil War website after Illinois Adjutant General's muster rolls
References[edit | edit source]
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