|90th Regiment Illinois Volunteer Infantry|
Illinois state flag
|Active||September 7, 1862 to June 10, 1865|
|Equipment||Siege of Vicksburg|
Battle of Missionary Ridge
Battle of Resaca
Battle of Kennesaw Ridge
March to the Sea
Battle of Bentonville
Service[edit | edit source]
The 90th Illinois Infantry was organized at Chicago, Illinois and mustered into Federal service on September 7, 1862.
The regiment was mustered out on June 10, 1865.
Total strength and casualties[edit | edit source]
The regiment suffered 2 officers and 58 enlisted men who were killed in action or who died of their wounds and 1 officer and 87 enlisted men who died of disease, for a total of 148 fatalities.
Commanders[edit | edit source]
- Colonel Timothy O'Meara - killed in action at the Battle of Missionary Ridge.
- Lieutenant Colonel Owen Stewart - Mustered out with the regiment.
See also[edit | edit source]
Notes[edit | edit source]
- http://www.civilwararchive.com/Unreghst/unilinf7.htm#90th 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/090-fs.htm Illinois in the Civil war website after Illinois Adjutant General's muster rolls
References[edit | edit source]
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