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|54th Regiment Illinois Volunteer Infantry|
Illinois state flag
|Active||February, 1862 to October 15, 1865|
|Engagements||Siege of Vicksburg|
The 54th Illinois Infantry was organized at Anna, Illinois and mustered into Federal service in February, 1862.
The regiment was mustered out on October 15, 1865.
Total strength and casualties
The regiment suffered 1 officer and11 enlisted men who were killed in action or mortally wounded and 2 officers and 171 enlisted men who died of disease, for a total of 185 fatalities.
- Colonel Thomas W. Harris - resigned on December 10, 1862.
- Colonel Greenville M. Mitchell - mustered out with the regiment.
- List of Illinois Civil War Units
- Illinois in the American Civil War
- http://www.civilwararchive.com/Unreghst/unilinf5.htm#54th 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/054-fs.htm Illinois in the Civil War website after Illinois Adjutant General's muster rolls
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