92nd Regiment Illinois Volunteer Infantry
Illinois state flag
Active September 4, 1862 to July 22, 1863
Country United States
Allegiance Union
Branch Infantry

The 92nd Regiment Illinois Volunteer Infantry was an infantry regiment that served in the Union Army during the American Civil War.

Service[edit | edit source]

The 92nd Illinois Infantry was organized at Rockford, Illinois and mustered into Federal service on September 4, 1862.

The regiment was converted to mounted infantry on July 22, 1863 and assigned to Brigadier General John T. Wilder's Lightning Brigade.

Total strength and casualties[edit | edit source]

The regiment suffered 1 officer and 51 enlisted men who were killed in action or who died of their wounds and 2 officers and 127 enlisted men who died of disease, for a total of 181 fatalities.[1]

Commanders[edit | edit source]

  • Colonel Smith D. Atkins - Mustered out with the regiment.[2]

See also[edit | edit source]

Notes[edit | edit source]

  1. http://www.civilwararchive.com/Unreghst/unilinf7.htm#92nd The Civil War Archive website after Dyer, Frederick Henry. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion. 3 vols. New York: Thomas Yoseloff, 1959.
  2. http://www.rootsweb.com/~ilcivilw/f&s/092-fs.htm Illinois in the Civil War website after Illinois Adjutant General's muster rolls

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