|97th Regiment Illinois Volunteer Infantry|
|Active||September 16, 1862 to July 29, 1865|
Battle of Port Gibson
Battle of Jackson
Battle of Champion Hill
Battle of Big Black River
Siege of Vicksburg
Siege of Fort Blakely
Service[edit | edit source]
The regiment was mustered out on July 29, 1865.
Total strength and casualties[edit | edit source]
The regiment suffered 2 officers and 28 enlisted men who were killed in action or who died of their wounds and 200 enlisted men who died of disease, for a total of 233 fatalities.
Commanders[edit | edit source]
- Colonel Friend S. Rutherford - Discharged June 15, 1864.
See also[edit | edit source]
Notes[edit | edit source]
- http://www.civilwararchive.com/Unreghst/unilinf8.htm#97th 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/097-fs.htm Illinois in the Cvil war website after Illinois Adjutant General's muster rolls
References[edit | edit source]
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