|43rd Regiment Illinois Volunteer Infantry|
Illinois state flag
|Active||October 12, 1861 to November 30, 1865|
|Engagements||Battle of Shiloh|
Siege of Vicksburg
The 43rd Illinois Infantry was organized at Camp Butler, Illinois and mustered into Federal service on October 12, 1861.
The regiment was mustered out on November 30, 1865.
Total strength and casualties
The regiment suffered 8 officers and 75 enlisted men who were killed in action or mortally wounded and 2 officers and 161 enlisted men who died of disease, for a total of 246 fatalities.
- Colonel Julius Raith - Mortally wounded at Shiloh, died on April 9, 1862.
- Colonel Adolph Englemann - Mustered out on December 31, 1864.
- Lieutenant Colonel Adolph Dengler - mustered out with the regiment.
- List of Illinois Civil War Units
- Illinois in the American Civil War
- http://www.civilwararchive.com/Unreghst/unilinf4.htm#43rd 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/043-fs.htm Illinois in the Civil War website after Illinois Adjutant General's muster rolls
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