|46th Regiment Illinois Volunteer Infantry|
Illinois state flag
|Active||December 28, 1861 to January 20, 1866|
|Engagements||Capture of Fort Henry|
Capture of Fort Donelson
Battle of Shiloh
Siege of Vicksburg
Service[edit | edit source]
The regiment was mustered out on January 20, 1866.
Total strength and casualties[edit | edit source]
The regiment suffered 7 officers and 74 enlisted men who were killed in action or mortally wounded and 1 officer and 253 enlisted men who died of disease, for a total of 335 fatalities.
Commanders[edit | edit source]
- Colonel John A. Davis - died of wounds on October 10, 1862.
- Colonel Benjamin Dornblaser - mustered out with the regiment.
See also[edit | edit source]
Notes[edit | edit source]
- http://www.civilwararchive.com/Unreghst/unilinf4.htm#46th 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/046-fs.htm Illinois in the Civil War website after Illinois Adjutant General's muster rolls
References[edit | edit source]
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