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|63rd Regiment Illinois Volunteer Infantry|
Illinois state flag
|Active||April 10, 1862 to July 13, 1865|
|Engagements||Siege of Vicksburg, Battle of Bentonville|
Service[edit | edit source]
63rd Regiment Illinois was organized at Anna, Illinois and mustered into Federal service on April 10, 1862.
The regiment was discharged from service on July 13, 1865.
Total strength and casualties[edit | edit source]
The regiment suffered 2 officers and 66 enlisted men who were killed in action or mortally wounded and 1 officer and 137 enlisted men who died of disease, for a total of 206 fatalities.
Commanders[edit | edit source]
- Colonel Francis Moro - resigned commission September 29, 1862.
- Colonel Joseph B. McCowan - Mustered out with the regiment.
See also[edit | edit source]
Notes[edit | edit source]
- http://www.civilwararchive.com/Unreghst/unilinf5.htm#63rd 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/063-fs.htm Illinois in the Civil War website after Illinois Adjutant General's muster rolls
References[edit | edit source]
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