|57th Regiment Illinois Volunteer Infantry|
Illinois state flag
|Active||December 26, 1861 to July 7, 1865|
|Engagements||Battle of Shiloh|
Battle of Resaca
Battle of Kennesaw Mountain
Siege of Atlanta
March to the Sea
Battle of Bentonville
Service[edit | edit source]
The 57th Illinois Infantry was organized at Shawneetown, Illinois and mustered into Federal service on December 26, 1861.
The regiment was mustered out on July 7, 1865.
Total strength and casualties[edit | edit source]
The regiment suffered 3 officers and 65 enlisted men who were killed in action or mortally wounded and 4 officers and 108 enlisted men who died of disease, for a total of 389 fatalities.
Commanders[edit | edit source]
- Colonel Silas D. Baldwin - cashiered on March 12, 1863.
- Colonel Frederick Hurlbut - drowned in the Chicago River on May 8, 1865.
- Lieutenant Colonel Frederick A. Batty - mustered out with the regiment.
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