|3rd Regiment Illinois Volunteer Cavalry|
|Active||August 27, 1861 to October 18, 1865|
|Engagements||Battle of Pea Ridge|
Battle of Port Gibson
Battle of Champion Hill
Siege of Vicksburg
Battle of Nashville
Service[edit | edit source]
The 3rd Illinois Cavalry was mustered into service at Camp Butler, Illinois on August 27, 1861.
The regiment was mustered out on October 18, 1865.
Total strength and casualties[edit | edit source]
The regiment suffered 8 officers and 50 enlisted men who were killed in action or who died of their wounds and 3 officers and 173 enlisted men who died of disease, for a total of 234 fatalities. See also summary of casualties at 
Commanders[edit | edit source]
- Colonel Eugene A. Carr - promoted to brigadier general March 7, 1862
- Colonel Lafayette McCrillis - mustered out September 5, 1864
See also[edit | edit source]
Notes[edit | edit source]
- http://www.civilwararchive.com/Unreghst/unilcav1.htm#3rd 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/cav003-fs.htm Illinois in the Civil War website after Illinois Adjutant General's muster rolls
References[edit | edit source]
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