|64th Regiment Illinois Volunteer Infantry|
Illinois state flag
|Active||December, 1861 to July 18, 1865|
|Engagements||Battle of Iuka|
Battle of Corinth
Battle of Resaca
Battle of Kennesaw Mountain
Siege of Atlanta
March to the Sea
Battle of Bentonville
Service[edit | edit source]
The 64th Illinois Infantry was organized at Camp Butler, Illinois and mustered into Federal service in December, 1861 as a battalion of four companies. Two additional companies were raised on December 31, 1861.
The regiment was discharged from service on July 18, 1865.
Total strength and casualties[edit | edit source]
The regiment suffered 6 officers and 106 enlisted men who were killed in action or mortally wounded and 2 officers and 131 enlisted men who died of disease, for a total of 242 fatalities.
Commanders[edit | edit source]
See also[edit | edit source]
Notes[edit | edit source]
- http://www.civilwararchive.com/Unreghst/unilinf5.htm#64th 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/064-fs.htm Illinois in the Civil War website after Illinois Adjutant General's muster rolls
References[edit | edit source]
- The Civil War Archive
- The Rifles of the 64th Illinois Volunteer Infantry by John Thurston
- Reenactment unit
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