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|83rd Regiment Illinois Volunteer Infantry|
|Active||August 21, 1862 to July 5, 1865|
Service[edit | edit source]
The 83rd Illinois Infantry was organized at Monmouth, Illinois and mustered into Federal service on August 21, 1862.
Total strength and casualties[edit | edit source]
The regiment suffered 4 officers and 34 enlisted men who were killed in action or who died of their wounds and 1 officers and 82 enlisted men who died of disease, for a total of 121 fatalities.
Commanders[edit | edit source]
- Colonel Frederick Hecker - Resigned March 21, 1864.
- Lieutenant Colonel Edward S. Solomon - Mustered out with the regiment.
See also[edit | edit source]
Notes[edit | edit source]
- http://www.civilwararchive.com/Unreghst/unilinf7.htm#83rd 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/082-fs.htm Illinois in the Civil war website after Illinois Adjutant General's muster rolls
References[edit | edit source]
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