|98th Regiment Illinois Volunteer Infantry|
|Active||September 3, 1862 to July 29, 1865|
|Equipment||Spencer Rifle & Carbines|
The 98th Illinois Infantry was organized at Centralia, Illinois and mustered into Federal service on September 3, 1862.
The regiment was converted to mounted infantry on March 8, 1863.
The regiment was mustered out on June 27, 1865 and discharged at Springfield, Illinois on July 7, 1865.
Total strength and casualties
The regiment suffered 30 enlisted men who were killed in action or who died of their wounds and 5 officers and 136 enlisted men who died of disease, for a total of 171 fatalities.
- Colonel John J. Funkhouser - Discharged due to wounds July 5, 1864.
- List of Illinois Civil War Units
- Illinois in the American Civil War
- http://www.civilwararchive.com/Unreghst/unilinf8.htm#98th 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/098-fs.htm Illinois in the Cvil war website after Illinois Adjutant General's muster rolls
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