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|71st Regiment Illinois Volunteer Infantry|
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|Active||July 26, 1862 to October 29, 1862|
Service[edit | edit source]
The 71st Illinois Infantry was organized at Camp Douglas at Chicago, Illinois and mustered into Federal service in July 26, 1862 for a term of three months. It served garrisons in scattered garrisons in southern Illinois and western Kentucky.
The regiment was mustered out on October 29, 1862.
Total strength and casualties[edit | edit source]
The regiment suffered 23 enlisted men who died of disease, for a total of 23 fatalities.
Commanders[edit | edit source]
See also[edit | edit source]
Notes[edit | edit source]
- http://www.civilwararchive.com/Unreghst/unilinf5.htm#71st 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/071-fs.htm Illinois in the Civil War website after Illinois Adjutant General's muster rolls
References[edit | edit source]
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