Union Regimental Histories

 

Illinois

 

117th Regiment Infantry


Organized at Camp Butler, Ill., and mustered in September 19, 1862. Moved to Memphis, Tenn., November 11-17, 1862. Attached to Reserve Brigade, District of Memphis, Tenn., 13th Army Corps (Old), Department of the Tennessee, to January, 1863. District of Memphis, 16th Army Corps, to March, 1863. 1st Brigade, 5th Division, District of Memphis, 16th Army Corps, to January, 1864. 3rd Brigade, 3rd Division, 16th Army Corps, to December, 1864. 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, Detachment Army of the Tennessee, Dept. of the Cumberland, to February, 1865. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, 16th Army Corps (New), Military Division West Mississippi, to August, 1865.

SERVICE.--Duty at Memphis, Tenn., until July 5, 1863. Affairs near Memphis June 17-18, 1863 (Detachment). Moved to Helena, Ark., July 5, and return to Memphis. Duty there until December 29, 1863. Expedition after Forest December 24-31. 1863 (Detachment). Grierson's Bridge and near Moscow and Lafayette December 27. Ordered to Vicksburg, Miss. Meridian Campaign February 3-March 2, 1864. Clinton February 5. Meridian February 9-13. Red River Campaign March 10-May 22. Fort DeRussy March 14. Occupation of Alexandria March 16. Battle of Pleasant Hill April 9. About Cloutiersville April 22-24. At Alexandria April 26-May 13. Governor Moore's Plantation and Bayou Roberts May 3-7 and 11. Retreat to Morganza May 13-20. Mensurn May 16. Yellow Bayou May 18. Moved to Vicksburg, Miss.; thence to Memphis, Tenn., May 21-June 10. Action at Lake Chicot, Ark., June 6. March to relief of Gen. Sturgis June 14-16. Near Lafayette June 23. Smith's Expedition to Tupelo, Miss., July 5-21. Camargo's Cross Roads, near Harrisburg, July 13. Harrisburg, near Tupelo, July 14-15. Old Town (or Tishamingo) Creek July 15. Smith's Expedition to Oxford, Miss., August 1-30. Hurricane Creek August 13-14. Abbeville August 23. Moved to Jefferson Barracks, Mo., and in pursuit of Price through Missouri September to November. Action at Franklin, Mo., October 1. Moved from St. Louis to Nashville, Tenn., November 21-December 1. Battle of Nashville December 15-16. Pursuit of Hood to the Tennessee River December 17-28. Moved to Clifton, Tenn., and Eastport, Miss., and duty there until February, 1865. Moved to New Orleans, La., February 6-17. Campaign against Mobile and its defenses March 17-April 12. Siege of Spanish Fort and Fort Blakely March 26-April 8. Assault and capture of Fort Blakely April 9. Occupation of Mobile April 12. March to Montgomery April 13-25, and duty there until August. Mustered out August 5, 1865.
Regiment lost during service 11 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 4 Officers and 115 Enlisted men by disease. Total 130.

118th Regiment Infantry


Organized at Camp Butler, Ill., August to October, 1862. Mustered in November 7, 1862. Duty at Camp Butler and guarding prisoners until December. Left State for Memphis, Tenn., December 1, 1862. Attached to 1st Brigade, 9th Division, Right Wing 13th Army Corps (Old), Department of the Tennessee, December, 1862. 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, Sherman's Yazoo Expedition, to January, 1863. 1st Brigade, 9th Division, 13th Army Corps, Army of the Tennessee, to July, 1863. 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 13th Army Corps, Army of the Tennessee, to August, 1863, and Dept. of the Gulf to September, 1863. 1st Brigade, Cavalry Division, Dept. of the Gulf, to November, 1863. 2nd Brigade. Cavalry Division, Dept. of the Gulf, to July, 1864. 1st Brigade, Cavalry Division, Dept. of the Gulf, to September, 1864. 2nd Brigade, Cavalry Division, Dept. of the Gulf, to February, 1865. Cavalry Brigade, District of Baton Rouge, Dept. of the Gulf, to July, 1865. Dept. of Texas to October, 1865.

SERVICE.--Sherman's Yazoo Expedition December 20, 1862, to January 2, 1863. Chickasaw Bayou December 26-28, 1862. Chickasaw Bluffs December 29. Yazoo River January 2, 1863. Expedition to Arkansas Post, Ark., January 3-10. Assault and capture of Fort Hindman January 10-11. Moved to Young's Point, La., January 17-23, and duty there until March 9. Moved to Milliken's Bend, La., March 9. Operations from Milliken's Bend to New Carthage March 31-April 17. Movement on Bruinsburg and turning Grand Gulf April 25-30. Thompson's Hill, Port Gibson, May 1. Champion's Hill May 16. Big Black River May 17. Siege of Vicksburg, Miss., May 18-July 4. Assaults on Vicksburg May 19 and 22. At Black River Bridge May 24-July 6. Regiment mounted June 10. Edwards' Ferry July 1 (Detachment). Advance on Jackson, Miss., July 6-10. Near Clinton July 8 (Detachment). Near Jackson July 9. Siege of Jackson July 10-17. Raid to Brookhaven July 17-20. Brookhaven July 18. At Vicksburg July 25-August 8. Moved to Port Hudson August 8-9, thence to Carrollton, La., August 15-16, and to Bayou Boeuf September 5-7. To Brashear City September 16. Western Louisiana Campaign October 3-November 30. Regiment mounted October 11, 1863. Vermillionville October 15. Carrion Crow Bayou October 16-20. Grand Coteau October 19. Reconnaissance toward Opelousas October 20. Barrie's Landing, Opelousas, October 21. Scouting and skirmishing about Opelousas October 22-30. Washington October 24. Bayou Bourbeaux November 2. Carrion Crow Bayou November 3. Bayou Sara November 9. Near Vermillionville November 11. At New Iberia November 15-December 18. Camp Pratt November 20. Scout to Vermillion Bayou November 22-23. Scout to St. Martinsville December 2-3. Moved to Donaldsonville December 18-23, thence to Port Hudson January 3-7, and duty there until July 3, 1864. On scout January 12. Capture of Jackson, Miss., February 10. Skirmish February 16. Raid to Bayou Sara and skirmish February 22. Raid to Jackson March 3. Skirmishes March 26-28, April 1 and 5, May 15, June 13 and 17. Bayou Grosse Tete March 30 and April 2. Plains Store April 7. Redwood Bayou May 3. Moved to Baton Rouge July 3. Operations about Baton Rouge July 3-25. Expedition to Davidson's Ford, near Clinton, July 17-18. Olive Branch August 5. Lee's Expedition to Clinton August 23-29. Comite River and Clinton August 25. Hodge's Plantation September 11. Expedition to Amite River, New River and Bayou Manchac October 2-8. Expedition to Clinton, Greensburg, etc., October 5-9. Lee's Expedition to Brookhaven, Miss., November 14-21. Liberty November 18. Davidson's Expedition to West Pascagoula against Mobile & Ohio R. R. November 27-December 13. Outpost duty at Baton Rouge until May 22, 1865. Expedition west of Mississippi River February 2-3. Expedition to Olive Branch, La., March 1-10. Provost duty at Baton Rouge until October. Expedition to Clinton and Comite River March 30-April 2. Mustered out October 1. Moved to Camp Butler, II1., October 2-10. Discharged October 13, 1865.
Regiment lost during service 3 Officers and 21 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 182 Enlisted men by disease. Total 207.

119th Regiment Infantry


Organized at Quincy, Ill., and mustered in October 7, 1862. Ordered to Columbus, Ky., thence to Jackson, Tenn., and duty along Mobile & Ohio R. R. until December, 1862. Attached to District of Jackson, Tenn., 13th Army Corps (Old), Department of the Tennessee, to December, 1862. District of Columbus, Ky., 16th Army Corps, to January, 1863. 3rd Brigade, District of Jackson, 16th Army Corps, to March, 1863. 4th Brigade, 1st Division, 16th Army Corps, to May, 1863. 4th Brigade, District of Memphis, Tenn., 5th Division, 15th Army Corps, to January, 1864. 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 16th Army Corps, to December, 1864. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, Detachment Army of the Tennessee, Dept. of the Cumberland, to February, 1865. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 16th Army Corps (New), Military Division West Mississippi, to August, 1865.

SERVICE.---Company "G" captured at Rutherford Station and Company "K" at Dyer's Station December 21, 1862, Duty at Columbus, Ky., and at Union City, Tenn., until February, 1863. Moved to Humboldt, Huntington and Memphis, Tenn., and guard railroad near Memphis until May 30. Moved to Memphis and Post duty there until January, 1864. Ordered to Vicksburg, Miss., January 21, 1864. Meridian Campaign February 3-March 2. Queen Hill February 4. Meridian February 14-15. Red River Campaign March 10 May 22. Fort DeRussy March 14. Occupation of Alexandria, La., March 16. Battle of Pleasant Hill April 9. Natchitoches April 20-21. About Cloutiersville April 22-24. At Alexandria April 26-May 13. Bayou La Mourie May 7. Retreat to Morganza May 13-20. Mansura May 16. Yellow Bayou May 18. Moved to Vicksburg, Miss., thence to Memphis, Tenn., May 21-June 10. Lake Chicot, Ark., June 6. Defeat of Marmaduke. Smith's Expedition to Tupelo, Miss., July 5-21. Camargo's Cross Roads, near Harrisburg, July 13. Harrisburg, near Tupelo, July 14-15. Old Town (or Tishamingo) Creek July 15. Smith's Expedition to Oxford, Miss., August 1-30. Tallahatchie River August 7-9. Abbeville August 23. Mower's Expedition to Brownsville, Ark., September 2-10. March through Arkansas and Missouri in pursuit of Price September 17-November 19. Moved to Nashville, Tenn., November 21-December 1. Battle of Nashville December 15-16. Pursuit of Hood to the Tennessee River December 17-28. Moved to Eastport, Miss., and duty there until February, 1865. Movement to New Orleans, La., February 8-26. To Dauphin Island March 6. Campaign against Mobile and its defenses March 17-April 12. Siege of Spanish Fort and Fort Blakely March 26-April 8, Assault and capture of Fort Blakely April 9. Occupation of Mobile April 12. March to Montgomery April 13-25. Return to Mobile and duty there until August. Mustered out August 26, 1865.
Regiment lost during service 2 Officer and 22 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 3 Officers and 130 Enlisted men by disease. Total 157.


120th Regiment Infantry


Organized at Camp Butler, Ill., by consolidation of 7 Companies recruited for 120th Infantry at Vienna, Ill., and 3 Companies recruited for the 132nd Infantry at Shawneetown, Ill. Mustered in October 28, 1862. Guard railroad bridge at Jimtown until November 9, 1862. Moved to Alton, II1., November 9; thence to Memphis, Tenn. Attached to 1st Brigade, District of Memphis, Tenn., 13th Army Corps (Old), Dept. of the Tennessee, November, 1862. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, District of Memphis, 13th Array Corps, to December. District of Memphis, Tenn., 16th Army Corps, to March, 1863. 2nd Brigade, District of Memphis, 5th Division, 16th Army Corps, to May, 1863. Detached Brigade, District of Northeast Louisiana, to August, 1863. 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, 16th Army Corps, to December, 1863. Post of Corinth, Miss., 2nd Division, 16th Army Corps, to January, 1864. 2nd Brigade, District of Memphis, Tenn., 16th Army Corps, to June, 1864. 2nd Brigade, Sturgis' Expedition, June, 1864. 1st Brigade, Post of Memphis, District of West Tennessee, to February, 1865. Unassigned Post of Memphis, Tenn., to June, 1865. 1st Infantry Brigade, District of West Tennessee, to September, 1865.

SERVICE.--Garrison and Provost duty at Memphis, Tenn., November 14, 1862, until May, 1863. Expedition to Marion, Ark., January 13-15, 1863. Moved to Vicksburg, Miss., May. Siege operations against Vicksburg May to July. Greenville, Miss., May 12. Moved to La Grange, Tenn., July 28-August 2; thence to Memphis, Tenn., and duty there until November. Expedition into Mississippi October 10-21. Guard train to Corinth, Miss., October 30-November 5. Moved to Corinth November 7, and Post duty there until January 25, i864. Moved to Memphis, Tenn., January 25, and Provost duty there until June. Sturgis' Expedition to Guntown June 1-13. Brice's (or Tishamingo) Creek, near Guntown, June 10. Ripley June 11. At Memphis, Tenn., until September 30. Repulse of Forrest's attack on Memphis August 21. Moved to Cairo, Ill., September 30-October 1; thence to Paducah, Ky., October 2-3. Moved to Clifton, Tenn., October 3-6; to Florence October 8. Moved to Pittsburg Landing, thence to Johnsonville October 8-11. Moved to Memphis October 21-23, and Provost duty there until September, 1865. Mustered out September 7, 1865.
Regiment lost during service 20 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 4 Officers and 261 Enlisted men by disease. Total 285.

121st Regiment Infantry


Failed to complete organization.

122nd Regiment Infantry


Organized at Carlinville, Ill., and mustered in September 4, 1862. Moved to Columbus, Ky., thence to Trenton, Tenn., October 8-12, 1862, and duty there until December 18. Attached to District of Jackson, Tenn., 13th Army Corps (Old), Dept. of the Tennessee, to December. 1862. 4th Brigade, District of Jackson. 16th Army Corps, to February, 1863. 2nd Brigade, District of Corinth, 16th Army Corps, to March, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, 16th Army Corps, to December, 1863. District of Columbus, Ky., 6th Division, 16th Army Corps, to June, 1864. 2nd Brigade. 3rd Division, 16th Army Corps, to November, 1864. 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 16th Army Corps, to December, 1864. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, Detachment Army of the Tennessee, Dept. of the Cumberland, to February, 1865. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 16th Army Corps (New), Military Division West Mississippi, to July, 1865.

SERVICE.--Right Wing of Regiment moved from Trenton, Tenn., to Humboldt, Tenn., November 12, 1862, to hold Mobile & Ohio R. R. from Trenton to Jackson. Regiment moved to Jackson, Tenn., December 18, 1862. Operations against Forest in West Tennessee December 18, 1862, to January 3, 1863. Action at Salem Cemetery, near Jackson, December 19, 1862. Parker's Cross Roads December 30. Battle of Red Mound (or Parker's Cross Roads) December 31. At Trenton, Tenn., until February 17. Moved to Corinth, Miss.. February 17, and duty there until June 25. Dodge's Expedition to Northern Alabama April 15-May 8. Rock Creek, near Tuscumbia, April 22. Tuscumbia April 23. Town Creek April 28. Guard Memphis & Charleston R. R. from Middletown to Grand Junction, with Headquarters at Salisbury, Tenn., June 25 to October 31, 1863. Moved to Iuka, Miss., October 3I-November 1; thence to Eastport, Miss., November 5, and duty there until December 8. Moved to Paducah, Ky., December 8, and duty there until January 18, 1864. Moved to Cairo, I11., January 18, and duty there until June. Operations against Forest in West Tennessee and Kentucky March 16-April 14. Repulse of Forest's attack on Paducah, Ky., March 25 (Cos. "C," "H," "K"). Moved to LaGrange, Tenn., June 26-July 3. Smith's Expedition to Tupelo, Miss., and return to Memphis, Tenn.. July 5-21. Battle of Harrisburg, near Tupelo, July 14-15. Old Town Creek July 15. Smith's Expedition to Oxford, Miss., August 1-30. Moved to St. Louis, Mo., September 8. Pursuit of Price through Missouri September to November. Moved to Nashville, Tenn., November 25-December 1. Battles of Nashville December 15-16. Pursuit of Hood to the Tennessee River December 17-28. Moved to Eastport, Miss., and duty there until February, 1865. Movement to New Orleans. La., February 9-21; thence to Dauphin Island, Ala., March 6. Campaign against Mobile and its defenses March 22-April 12. Siege of Spanish Fort and Fort Blakely March 26-April 8. Assault and capture of Fort Blakely April 9. March to Montgomery April 13-26, and duty there until June 5. Moved to Mobile June 5, and duty there until July 15. Mustered out at Mobile July 15 and discharged at Springfield, Ill., August 4, 1865.
Regiment lost during service 2 Officers and 38 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 121 Enlisted men by disease. Total 161.

123rd Regiment Infantry


Organized at Mattoon, Ill., and mustered in September 6, 1862. Left State for Louisville, Ky., September 19, 1862. Attached to 33rd Brigade, 10th Division, Army of the Ohio, to October, 1862. 33rd Brigade, 10th Division., 1st Corps, Army of the Ohio, to November, 1862. 1st Brigade, 5th Division, Centre 14th Army Corps, Army of the Cumberland, to January, 1863. 1st Brigade, 5th Division, 14th Army Corps, to June, 1863. 1st Brigade, 4th Division, 14th Army Corps, to October, 1863. 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, Cavalry Corps, Army of the Cumberland, to November, 1864, and Military Division Mississippi, to June, 1865.

SERVICE. Duty at Louisville, Ky., until October 1, 1862. Pursuit of Bragg into Kentucky October 1-12. Battle of Perryville, Ky., October 8. March to Munfordsville October 12-18, and duty there until November 30. Expedition to Cave City October 31-November 26. Moved to Bledsoe Creek November 30. Pursuit of Morgan to Bear Wallow December 26, 1862, to January 2, 1863. March to Nashville, thence to Murfreesboro, Tenn., January 3-10, 1863. Duty at Murfreesboro until June. Action at Woodbury January 24. Expedition to Auburn, Liberty and Alexandria February 3-5. Cainsville February 15. Expedition to Woodbury March 3-8. Breed's Hill March 4. Vaught's Hill, near Milton, March 20. Expedition to Lebanon, Carthage and Liberty April 1-8. Expedition to McMinnville April 20-30. Regiment mounted and armed with Spencer carbines :May 6. Attached to Wilder s Mounted Brigade, Smithville, June 5. Middle Tennessee (or Tullahoma) Campaign June 24-July 7. Big Spring Branch June 24. Hoover's Gap ;rune 24-26. Occupation of Manchester June 27. Esuntil Springs July 2. Occupation of Middle Tennessee until August 16. Expedition to Columbia and Centreville July. Expedition from Decherd, Tenn., August 5-9. Passage of the Cumberland Mountains and Tennessee River and Chickamauga (Ga.) Campaign August 16-September 22. Ringgold, Ga., September 11. Lee and Gordon's Mills September 11-13. Leet's Tan Yard (or Rock Springs) September 12-13. Alexander and Reed's Bridges September 18. Pea Vine Creek September 18. Crawfish Springs and Dyer's Ford September 18. Battle of Chickamauga September 19-21. Operations against Wheeler and Roddy September 30-October 17. Hill's Gap, Thompson's Cove, near Beersheeba, October 3. Murfreesboro Road October 4. Near McMinnville October 4-5. Farmington October 7. Sim's Farm, near Shelbyville. October 7. Camp at Maysville, Ala., October 19-December 21. Moved to Pulaski December 21, thence to Mooresville, Ala., January 12, 1864, and guard Tennessee River until April. Moved to Columbia, Tenn., thence to Join army near Dalton, Ga., reporting May 11. Atlanta (Ga.) Campaign May II-September 8. Battle of Resaca May 13-15. Near Dallas May 24. Operations on Pumpkin Vine Creek and battles about Dallas, New Hope Church and Allatoona Hills May 25-June 5. Near Big Shanty June 9. Operations about Marietta and against Kenesaw Mountain June 10-July 2. Noonday Creek June 19. Powder Springs, Lattimer's Mills, Noonday Creek, June 20. Noonday Creek and assault on Kenesaw June 27. Nickajack Creek July 2-5. Rottenwood Creek July 4. Chattahoochie River June 5-17. Stone Mountain Station July 19. Garrard's Raid to Oxford and Covington July 22-24. Garrard's Raid to South River July 27-31. Snapfinger Creek July 27. Flat Rock Bridge July 28. Siege of Atlanta August 1-13. Operations about Chattahoochie River Bridge, Pace's and Turner's Ferries August 26-September 2. Occupation of Atlanta September 2. Operations against Hood in North Georgia and North Alabama September 29-November 3. Near Lost Mountain October 4-7. New Hope Church October 7. Dallas October 7. Rome October 10-11. Narrows October 11. Coosaville Road, near Rome, October 13. Near Summerville October 18. Little River October 20. Leesburg, Blue Pond, October 21. Ladiga, Terrapin Creek, October 28. Dismounted November 1, and ordered to Louisville, Ky. Refitting at Louisville until December 28. Moved to Gravelly Springs, Ala., December 28, 1864-January 20, 1865. Wilson's Raid on Selma, Ala., and Macon, Ga., March 22-April 24. Selma April 2. Montgomery April 12. Columbus, Ga., April 16. Macon, Ga., April 20. Moved to Chattanooga, Tenn., May 23; thence to Nashville and duty there until June 27. Mustered out June 27 and discharged at Springfield, Ill., July 11, 1865
Regiment lost during service 3 Officers and 82 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 133 Enlisted men by disease. Total 219.

124th Regiment Infantry


Organized at Camp Butler, II1., and mustered in September 10, 1862. Moved to Jackson, Tenn., October 6-9, 1862, and duty there until November 2. Attached to 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, Right Wing 13th Army Corps (Old), Dept. of the Tennessee, to December, 1862. 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 17th Army Corps, Army of the Tennessee to April, 1864. Maltby's Brigade, District of Vicksburg, Miss., to October, 1864. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 19th Army Corps, Dept. of the Gulf, October, 1864. Maltby's Brigade, District of Vicksburg, Miss., to February, 1865. 3rd Brigade, 3rd Division, 16th Army Corps (New), Military Division West Mississippi, to August, 1865.

SERVICE.--Grant's Central Mississippi Campaign. Operations on the Mississippi Central R. R. to the Tallahatchie and Yocknapatafa Rivers November, 1862, to January, 1863. Reconnaissance from LaGrange November 8-9, 1862. Moved to Memphis, Tenn., January 12-21, 1863; thence to Lake Providence, La, February 21. and to Milliken's Bend, La., April 17. Movement on Bruinsburg and turning Grand Gulf April 25-30. Battle of Thompson's Hill, Port Gibson, May 1. North Fork Bayou Pierre May 3. Battles of Raymond, Miss., May 12. Jackson May 14. Champion's Hill May 16. Siege of Vicksburg May 18-July 4. Assaults on Vicksburg May 19 and 22 and June 25. Surrender of Vicksburg July 4. Occupation of Vicksburg until November, 1863. Stephenson's Expedition to Monroe, La., August 20-September 2, 1863. Expedition toward Canton October 14-20. Bogue Chitto Creek October 17. At Big Black November 7, 1863, to February, 1864. (Regiment won the "Excelsior Prize Banner," tendered by Gen. M.D. Leggett, Commanding the Division, to the best drilled and finest Regiment in the Division. Awarded by the unanimous vote of the committee, and presented to the Regiment by Gen. J. B. McPherson January 23, 1864, and carried by the Regiment until April 5, 1864, when, through reassignment outside the Division, it was turned over to the Division Commander,) Expedition to Sunnyside Landing, Ark., January 10-16, 1864. Meridian Campaign February 3-March 2. Clinton February 5. Meridian February 13-14. Chunky Creek February 14. Canton February 29. Duty at Vicksburg, Miss., until February 25, 1865. Expedition to Benton and Yazoo City, Miss., May 4-21, 1864. Benton May 7 and 9. Big Black River Bridge May 12. Vaughan Station May 14. Expedition to Pearl River, Miss., July 2-10. Clinton July 4. Clinton and Jackson July 7. Movement to Memphis and return October 13-26. Moved to New Orleans, La., February 25-27, 1865; thence to Dauphin Island, Ala.. March 11-16. Canby's Campaign against Mobile, Ala., and its defenses March 17-April 12. Siege of Spanish Fort and Fort Blakely March 26-April 9. Capture of Mobile April 12. March to Montgomery April 13-25. and Provost duty there until July 16. Moved to Vicksburg, Miss.; thence to Chicago, Ill., July 16-August 3. Mustered out at Vicksburg, Miss.. July 28, and discharged at Chicago, I11., August 16, 1865.
Regiment lost during service 1 Officer and 40 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 2 Officers and 147 Enlisted men by disease. Total 190.

125th Regiment Infantry


Organized at Danville, Ill., and mustered in September 3, 1862. Moved to Covington, Ky., September 25, 1862. Attached to 36th Brigade, 11th Division, Army of the Ohio, to October, 1862. 36th Brigade, 11th Division, 3rd Army Corps, Army of the Ohio, to November, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 4th Division, Centre 14th Army Corps, Army of the Cumberland, to January, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 4th Division, 14th Army Corps, to June, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, Reserve Corps, Army of the Cumberland, to October, 1863. 3rd Brigade. 2nd Division, 14th Army Corps, Army of the Cumberland, and Army of Georgia, to June, 1865.

SERVICE.--Pursuit of Bragg into Kentucky October 1-16, 1862. Battle of Perryville, Ky., October 8. March to Nashville, Tenn., October 16-November 7, and duty at Nashville until June 30, 1863. Moved to Murfreesboro, Tenn.. June 30. Return to Nashville July 18 and duty there until August 20. Moved to Chattanooga. Tenn., via Brentwood, Columbia, Huntsville, Ala.. and Bridgeport, Ala., August 20-September 16. Battle of Chickamauga, Ga., September 19-21. Siege of Chattanooga, Tenn., September 24-November 23. Ringgold September 26. Chattanooga-Ringgold Campaign November 23-27. Orchard Knob November 23. Tunnel Hill November 24-25. Mission Ridge November 25. Pursuit to Graysville November 26-27. March to relief of Knoxville, Tenn.. November 28-December 17. At Lee and Gordon's Mills until May, 1864. Demonstration on Dalton, Ga., February 22-27, 1864. Tunnel Hill, Buzzard's Roost Gap and Rocky Faced Ridge February 23-25. Atlanta (Ga.) Campaign May 1-September 8. Tunnel Hill May 6-7. Demonstration on Rocky Faced Ridge May 8-11. Buzzard's Roost Gap May 8-9. Battle of Resaca May 14-15. Rome May 17-18. Operations on line of Pumpkin Vine Creek and battles about Dallas, New Hope Church and Allatoona Hills May 25-June 5. Operations about Marietta and against Kenesaw Mountain June 10-July 2. Pine Hill June 11-14. Lost Mountain June 15-17. Assault on Kenesaw June 27. Ruff's Station, Smyrna Camp Ground, July 4. Chattahoochie River July 5-17. Peach Tree Creek July 19-20. Siege of Atlanta July 22-August 25. Utoy Creek August 5-7. Flank movement on Jonesboro August 25-30. Battle of Jonesboro August 31-September 1. LoveJoy Station September 2-6. Operations against Hood and Forest in North Georgia and North Alabama September 29-November 3. March to the sea November 15-December 10. Louisville November 30. Cuyler's Plantation December 9. Siege of Savannah December 10-21. Campaign of the Carolinas January to April, 1865. Averysboro, Taylor's Hole Creek, N. C., March 16. Battle of Bentonville March 19-21. Occupation of Goldsboro March 24. Advance on Raleigh April 10-14. Occupation of Raleigh April 14. Bennett's House April 26. Surrender of Johnston and his army. March to Washington, D.C., via Richmond, Va., April 29-May 19. Grand Review May 24. Mustered out June 9, 1865, and discharged from service.
Regiment lost during service 9 Officers and 88 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 3 Officers and 104 Enlisted men by disease. Total 204.


126th Regiment Infantry


Organized at Alton, I11., and mustered in September 4. 1862. Moved to Columbus. Ky., thence to Bolivar and LaGrange. Tenn., November 20-28, 1862. Attached to District of Jackson, 13th Army Corps (Old), Department of the Tennessee, to December, 1862. 3rd Brigade, District of Jackson, 16th Army Corps, to March, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 16th Army Corps, to May, 1863. 2nd Brigade, Kimball's Provisional Division, 16th Army Corps, to July, 1863. 2nd Brigade, Kimball's Division, District of Eastern Arkansas, to August, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, Arkansas Expedition, to January, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, 7th Army Corps, Dept. of the Arkansas, to March, 1864. 3rd Brigade, 3rd Division, 7th Army Corps, to February, 1865. Unattached, 7th Army Corps, mouth of White River, Ark., to July, 1865.

SERVICE.--Duty at LaGrange, Tenn., until January, 1863. (6 Companies moved to Jackson, Tenn., December 19, 1862; thence moved to Humboldt, Tenn. R.R. crossing at Fork Deer River December 20. Action at Humboldt December 21.) 4 Companies on duty at Jackson, Tenn., and 6 Companies at Humboldt, Tenn., January to March 25; then at Jackson until May 25, 1863. Moved to Vicksburg, Miss., May 25-28. Siege of Vicksburg May 28-July 4. Moved to Helena. Ark., July 24. Expedition against Little Rock, Ark., August 1-September 10. Bayou Fourche and capture of Little Rock September 10. Moved to Duvall's Bluff October 24, and duty there until August 19, 1864. Action at Clinton June 25-26. Moved to Pine Bluff, Ark., August 19, and duty there until February 12, 1865. Scouts from Pine Bluff toward Camden and Monticello January 26-31. At mouth of White River, Ark., until June 12, and at Pine Bluff until July 12. Mustered out July 12, 1865.
Regiment lost during service 6 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 4 Officers and 192 Enlisted men by disease. Total 202.

127th Regiment Infantry


Organized at Camp Douglas, Ill., and mustered in September 6, 1862. Moved to Memphis, Tenn., November 9-13, 1862. Attached to 4th Brigade, 5th Division. District of Memphis, 13th Army Corps (Old), Dept. of the Tennessee, November, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, 13th Army Corps, to December, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, Sherman's Yazoo Expedition, to January, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, 15th Army Corps, Army of the Tennessee, to September, 1863. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 15th Army Corps, to June, 1865.

SERVICE.--Duty at Camp Douglas, I11., guarding prisoners, September 6 to November 9, 1862. Grant's Mississippi Central Campaign. "Tallahatchie March" November 26-December 13. Sherman's Yazoo Expedition December 20, 1862, to January 3 1863. Chickasaw Bayou December 26-28, 1862. Chickasaw Bluff December 29. McClernand's Expedition to Arkansas Post, Ark, January 3-10, 1863. Assault and capture of Fort Hindman, Arkansas Post, January 10-11. Moved to Young's Point, La., January 22, and duty there until March. Expedition to Rolling Fork, via Muddy. Steele's and Black Bayous and Deer Creek March 14-27. Deer Creek March 22. Demonstrations on Haines' and Drumgould's Bluffs April 29-May 2. Movement to Jackson, Miss., via Grand Gulf, May 2-14. Jackson May 14, Champion's Bill May 16. Siege of Vicksburg, Miss., May 18-July 4. Assaults on Vicksburg May 19 and 22. Surrender of Vicksburg July 4. Advance on Jackson, Miss.. July 4-10. Siege of Jackson July 10-17. At Big Black until September 22. Moved to Memphis, Tenn.; thence march to Chattanooga, Tenn., September 22-November 20. Operations on Memphis & Charleston R. R. in Alabama October 20-29. Bear Creek, Tuscumbia, Ala., October 27. Chattanooga-Ringgold Campaign November 23-27. Foot of Missionary Ridge November 24. Tunnel Hill November 24-25. Mission Ridge November 26. Pursuit to Graysville November 26-27. March to relief of Knoxville November 28-December 8. At Larkinsville, Ala., until May, 1864. Atlanta (Ga.) Campaign May to September. Demonstration on Resaca May 8-13. Battle of Resaca May 14-15. Movement on Dallas May 18-25. Operations on line of Pumpkin Vine Creek and battles about Dallas, New Hope Church and Allatoona Hills May 25-June 5. Operations about Marietta and against Kenesaw Mountain June 10-July 2. Assault on Kenesaw June 27. Nickajack Creek July 2-5. Chattahoochie River July 6-17. Battle of Atlanta July 22. Siege of Atlanta July 22-August 25. Ezra Chapel, Hood's second sortie, July 28. Flank movement on Jonesboro August 25-30. Battle of Jonesboro August 31-September 1. LoveJoy Station September 2-6. Operations against Hood in North Georgia and North Alabama September 29-November 3. March to the sea November 15-December 10. Clinton November 23. Siege of Savannah December 10-21. Assault and capture of Fort McAllister December 13. Campaign of the Carolinas January to April, 1865. Salkehatchie Swamps, S.C., February 2-5. South Edisto River February 9. North Edisto River February 12-13. Columbia February 16-17. Battle of Bentonville, N. C., March 20-21. Occupation of Goldsboro March 24. Advance on Raleigh April 10-14. Occupation of Raleigh April 14. Bennett's House April 26. Surrender of Johnston and his army. March to Washington, D.C., via Richmond, Va., April 29-May 19. Grand Review May 24. Mustered out June 4 and discharged at Chicago, Ill., June 17, 1865
Regiment lost during service 2 Officers and 47 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 168 Enlisted men by disease. Total 218.

128th Regiment Infantry


Organized at Camp Butler, Ill., and mustered in November 4, 1862. Attached to District of Columbus, Ky., 16th Army Corps, Dept. of the Tennessee. Disbanded April 1, 1863, by order of Gen. Grant, having lost in 5 months over 700 men, principally by desertion, and the Officers having proved themselves utterly incompetent, were mustered out of service. The few remaining men were consolidated into a Detachment and consolidated with 9th Illinois Infantry April 1, 1863.
Regiment lost during service by disease 1 Officer and 34 men. Total 35.

129th Regiment Infantry


Organized at Pontiac and mustered in September 8, 1862. Moved to Louisville, Ky., September 22. Attached to 38th Brigade, 12th Division, Army of the Ohio, to November, 1862. Bowling Green, Ky., District of West Kentucky, Dept. of the Ohio, to June, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 8rd Division, Reserve Corps, Army of the Cumberland, June, 1863. Garrison Gallatin, Tenn., to August, 1863. Ward's Brigade, District of Nashville, Tenn., Dept. of the Cumberland, to January, 1864. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 11th Army Corps, Dept. of the Cumberland, to April, 1864. 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 20th Army Corps, Army of the Cumberland, and Army of Georgia to June, 1865.

SERVICE.---Pursuit of Bragg into Kentucky October 1-16, 1862. March to Bowling Green. Ky.. October 25; thence moved to Mitchellsville, Ky., November 21, and Garrison duty there until December. Guard R. R. from Bowling Green, Ky., to Gallatin, Tenn., until June 1, 1863. Skirmish at Richland Station March 19. Garrison Fort Thomas at Gallatin June 1 to August 22. March to Nashville, Tenn., August 22, and duty there until February 24, 1864. Expedition from Nashville to Creelsboro December 28, 1863, to January 4, 1864. March to Wauhatchie Valley, Tenn., February 24-March 12, and duty there until May 2. Atlanta (Ga.) Campaign May 2-September 8. Demonstration on Resaca May 8-13. Battle of Resaca May 14-15. Cassville May 19. Advance on Dallas May 22-25. Burnt Hickory and New Hope Church May 25. Operations on line of Pumpkin Vine Creek and battles about Dallas, New Hope Church and Allatoona Hills May 26-June 5. Operations about Marietta and against Kenesaw Mountain June 10-July 2. Pine Hill June 11-14. Lost Mountain June 15-17. Gilgal (or Golgotha Church) June 15. Muddy Creek June 17. Noyes Creek June 19. Kolb's Farm June 22 Assault on Kenesaw June 27. Ruff's Station, Smyrna Camp Ground, July 4. Chattahoochie River July 5-17. Peach Tree Creek July 19-20. Siege of Atlanta July 22-August 25. Operations at Chattahoochie River Bridge August 26-September 2. Occupation of Atlanta September 2-November 15. March to the sea November 15-December 10. Siege of Savannah December 10-21. Near Hardeesville, S.C., January 3, 1865. Campaign of the Carolinas January to April, 1865. Averysboro. Taylor's Hole Creek, N. C., March 16. Battle of Bentonville March 19-21. Occupation of Goldsboro March 24. Advance on Raleigh April 10-14. Occupation of Raleigh April 14. Bennett's House April 26. Surrender of Johnston and his army. Moved to Washington, D.C., via Richmond, Va., April 29-May 19. Grand Review May 24. Mustered out June 8, 1865.
Regiment lost during service 50 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 2 Officers and 128 Enlisted men by disease. Total 180.

 

Source - "A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion" by Frederick H. Dyer (Part 3)

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