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|54th Regiment Illinois Volunteer Infantry|
Illinois state flag
|Active||February, 1862 to October 15, 1865|
|Engagements||Siege of Vicksburg|
Service[edit | edit source]
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[edit | edit source]
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.
Commanders[edit | edit source]
- Colonel Thomas W. Harris - resigned on December 10, 1862.
- Colonel Greenville M. Mitchell - mustered out with the regiment.
See also[edit | edit source]
Notes[edit | edit source]
- 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
References[edit | edit source]
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