|65th Regiment Illinois Volunteer Infantry|
Illinois state flag
|Active||May 1, 1862 to July 26, 1865|
|Engagements||Battle of Iuka|
Battle of Corinth
Battle of Resaca
Battle of Kennesaw Mountain
Siege of Atlanta
March to the Sea
Battle of Nashville
The 65th Illinois Infantry was organized at Camp Douglas at Chicago, Illinois and mustered into Federal service in May 1, 1862.
The regiment was discharged from service on July 26, 1865.
Total strength and casualties
The regiment suffered 1 officers and 30 enlisted men who were killed in action or mortally wounded and 1 officer and 97 enlisted men who died of disease, for a total of 129 fatalities.
- Colonel Daniel Cameron, Jr.
- Colonel William S. Stewart
- List of Illinois Civil War Units
- Illinois in the American Civil War
- http://www.civilwararchive.com/Unreghst/unilinf5.htm#65th 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/065-fs.htm Illinois in the Civil War website after Illinois Adjutant General's muster rolls
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