62nd Regiment Illinois Volunteer Infantry
Illinois state flag
Active April 10, 1862 to March 6, 1866
Country United States
Allegiance Union
Branch Infantry

The 62nd Regiment Illinois Volunteer Infantry was an infantry regiment that served in the Union Army during the American Civil War.

Service[edit | edit source]

The 62nd Illinois Infantry was originally organized at Anna, Illinois and mustered into Federal service on April 10, 1862.

The regiment was mustered out on March 6, 1866.

Total strength and casualties[edit | edit source]

The regiment suffered 3 enlisted men who were killed in action or mortally wounded and 9 officers and 251 enlisted men who died of disease, for a total of 263 fatalities.[1]

Commanders[edit | edit source]

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Notes[edit | edit source]

  1. http://www.civilwararchive.com/Unreghst/unilinf5.htm#62nd The Civil War Archive website after Dyer, Frederick Henry. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion. 3 vols. New York: Thomas Yoseloff, 1960. Retrieved July 12, 2007.
  2. http://www.rootsweb.com/~ilcivilw/f&s/062-fs.htm Illinois in the Civil War website after Illinois Adjutant General's muster rolls. Retrieved July 12, 2007.

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