|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
The 46th Illinois Infantry was organized at Camp Butler, Illinois and mustered into Federal service on December 28, 1861.
The regiment was mustered out on January 20, 1866.
Total strength and casualties
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.
- Colonel John A. Davis - died of wounds on October 10, 1862.
- Colonel Benjamin Dornblaser - mustered out with the regiment.
- List of Illinois Civil War Units
- Illinois in the American Civil War
- 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
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