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|70th Regiment Illinois Volunteer Infantry|
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|Active||June 4, 1862 to October 23, 1862|
The 70th Illinois Infantry was organized at Camp Butler, Illinois and mustered into Federal service in June 4, 1862 for a term of three months. It served on guard duty at Camp Butler.
The regiment was mustered out on October 23, 1862.
Total strength and casualties
The regiment suffered 23 enlisted men who died of disease, for a total of 23 fatalities.
- Colonel Owen T. Reeves - mustered out with the regiment.
- List of Illinois Civil War Units
- Illinois in the American Civil War
- http://www.civilwararchive.com/Unreghst/unilinf5.htm#70th 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/070-fs.htm Illinois in the Civil War website after Illinois Adjutant General's muster rolls
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