95th Regiment Illinois Volunteer Infantry
Illinois flag
Active September 4, 1862 to August 17, 1865
Country United States
Allegiance Union
Branch Infantry
Equipment Battle of Raymond
Battle of Jackson
Battle of Champion's Hill
Battle of Big Black River
Siege of Vicksburg
Battle of Pleasant Hill
Battle of Kennesaw Mountain
Battle of Atlanta
Battle of Jonesboro

The 95th Regiment Illinois Volunteer Infantry was an infantry regiment that served in the Union Army during the American Civil War.

Service[edit | edit source]

The 95th Illinois Infantry was organized at Rockford, Illinois and mustered into Federal service on September 4, 1862.

The regiment was mustered out on August 17, 1865 at Galveston, Texas..

Total strength and casualties[edit | edit source]

The regiment suffered 7 officers and 77 enlisted men who were killed in action or who died of their wounds and 1 officer and 204 enlisted men who died of disease, for a total of 289 fatalities.[1]

Commanders[edit | edit source]

  • Colonel Lawrence S. Church - Resigned January 24, 1863.
  • Colonel Thomas W. Humphrey - Killed in action June 10, 1864.
  • Colonel Leander Blanden - Mustered out with the regiment.[2]

See also[edit | edit source]

Notes[edit | edit source]

  1. http://www.civilwararchive.com/Unreghst/unilinf8.htm#95th 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/095-fs.htm Illinois in the Cvil war website after Illinois Adjutant General's muster rolls

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