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|5th Regiment Illinois Volunteer Cavalry|
|Active||August 31, 1861 to October 27, 1865|
Service[edit | edit source]
The 5th Illinois Cavalry was mustered into service at Camp Butler, Illinois on August 31, 1861.
The regiment was mustered out on October 27, 1865.
Total strength and casualties[edit | edit source]
The regiment suffered 28 enlisted men who were killed in action or who died of their wounds and 5 officers and 414 enlisted men who died of disease, for a total of 447 fatalities.
Commanders[edit | edit source]
- Colonel John McConnells - mustered out October 27, 1865
See also[edit | edit source]
Notes[edit | edit source]
- http://www.civilwararchive.com/Unreghst/unilcav1.htm#5th 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/cav005-fs.htm Illinois in the Civil War website after Illinois Adjutant General's muster rolls
References[edit | edit source]
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