Union Regimental Histories

 

Illinois

 

7th Regiment Infantry (3 months)

Organized at Camp Yates, Ill., and mustered in by Capt. John Pope, U.S.A., April 25, 1861. Duty at Alton, Cairo, Mound City, Ill., and St. Louis, Mo., until July. Expedition from Cairo to Little River June 22-23 (Cos. "E" and "G"). Mustered out July 25, 1861, expiration of term.
Regiment lost 5 by disease during service.

7th Regiment Infantry (3 Years)


Regiment organized at Cairo, Ill., July 25, 1861. Attached to District of Cairo to October, 1861. Cook's 4th Brigade, District of Cairo, to February, 1862. 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, District of West Tennessee, and Army of the Tennessee, to July, 1862. 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, District of Corinth, Dept. of the Tennessee, to November, 1862. 3rd Brigade, District of Corinth, Left Wing 13th Army Corps (Old), Dept. of the Tennessee, to December, 1862. 3rd Brigade, District of Corinth, 17th Army Corps, Army of the Tennessee, to January, 1863. 3rd Brigade, District of Corinth, 16th Army Corps, to March, 1863. 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, 16th Army Corps, to September, 1864. 3rd Brigade, 4th Division, 15th Army Corps, to July, 1865.

SERVICE.--Moved to Ironton, Mo., thence to Cape Girardeau, Mo., August 23, 1861. Duty there and at Fort Holt, Ky., until February, 1862. Expedition toward Columbus, Ky., September 21-22, 1861. Skirmish at Mansfield's Creek September 22. Expedition to Elliott's Mills during Belmont November 6-7. Reconnaissance of Columbus, Ky., January 13-20, 1862. Movements against Fort Henry, Tenn., February 2-6. Investment and capture of Fort Donelson, Tenn., February 12-16. Expedition to Clarksville and Nashville, Tenn., February 19-21. Moved to Pittsburg Landing, Tenn., arriving there March 22. Battle of Shiloh, Tenn., April 6-7. Advance on and siege of Corinth, Miss., April 29-May 30. Pursuit to Booneville May 31-June 11. Duty at Corinth, Miss., until October. Battle of Corinth October 3-4. Pursuit to Hatchie River October 5-12. Duty at Corinth until April, 1863. Dodge's Expedition to Intercept Forest, and operations in West Tennessee, December 18, 1862, to January 3, 1863. Dodge's Expedition to Northern Alabama April 15-May 8. Iuka, Miss., April 16. Great Bear Creek, Cherokee Station and Lundy's Lane April 17. Rock Cut, near Tuscumbia, April 22. Tuscumbia April 23. Town Creek April 28. Guard Railroad from Bethel to Jackson, Tenn., May 12 to June 8. Regiment mounted June 18 and engaged in scout and patrol duty through West Tennessee until October, participating in numerous expeditions and skirmishes. Expedition from Corinth to Henderson, Tenn., September 11-16. Skirmish at Clark's Creek Church September 13. Henderson's Station September 14. Expedition into West Tennessee September 27-October 1. Swallow's Bluff September 30. At Chewalla October 4-26. Moved to Iuka October 26, thence marched to Pulaski, Tenn., November 1-12. Scout to Lawrenceburg November 17-19. Scout duty around Pulaski until December 22. Skirmishes near Florence December 1. Near Eastport December 2. Scout to Florence December 11-17. Shoal Creek, near Wayland Springs, December 12. Regiment Veteranize December 22 and mustered in as Veterans January 5, 1864. Veterans on furlough January and February, 1864. Return to Pulaski February 23-27. Duty at Florence, Ala., patrolling Tennessee River until June. At Florence, Sweetwater and Centre Store until June 14. Repulse of Roddy's attack on Florence May 7. Decatur May 8. Pulaski May 13. Regiment dismounted and moved to Chattanooga, Tenn., June 14-17, thence to Tilton, Ga., and patrol Railroad from Dalton to Resaca, Ga., until July 7. Moved to Rome, Ga., July 7, and duty there until October. (Non-Veterans mustered out July 29, 1864.) Action at Etowah River September 15. Operations against Hood September 29-November 3. Defense of Allatoona Pass October 4-5. Reconnaissance from Rome on Cave Springs Road and skirmishes October 12-13. March to the sea November 15-December 10. Regiment remounted November 21. Ogeechee Canal December 9. Siege of Savannah December 10-21. Hinesville December 16. Campaign of the Carolinas January to April, 1865. Hickory Hill, S.C., February 1. Salkehatchie Swamps February 2-5. Fishburn's Plantation, near Lane's Bridge, Salkehatchie, February 6. South Edisto River February 9. North Edisto River February 11-12. Columbia February 15-17. Lynch's Creek February 26. Cheraw March 2-3. Expedition from Cheraw to Florence and skirmishes March 4-6. Battle of Bentonville, N. C., March 19-21. Occupation of Goldsboro March 24, and 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. Moved to Louisville, Ky., June, and duty there until July. Mustered out July 9, 1865.
Regiment lost during service 8 Officers and 81 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 3 Officers and 174 Enlisted men by disease. Total 266.

8th Regiment Infantry (3 months)


Organized at Springfield, Ill., and mustered in for three months' service April 25, 1861. Moved to Cairo, Ill., and duty there until July, 1861. Expedition from Cairo to Little River June 22-23 (Cos. "B" and "C"). Mustered out July 25, 1861.
Regiment lost 3 by disease during service.

8th Regiment Infantry (3 years)


Organized at Cairo, Ill., for three years' service July 25, 1861. Attached to District of Cairo to October, 1861. 2nd Brigade, District of Cairo, to February, 1862. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, District of Cairo, February, 1862. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, District of West Tennessee, and Army of the Tennessee, to July, 1862. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, District of Jackson, Dept. of the Tennessee, to September, 1862. 4th Brigade, 1st Division, District of Jackson, to November, 1862. 4th Brigade, 3rd Division,  Right Wing 13th Army Corps (Old), Dept. of the Tennessee, to December, 1862. 3rd Brigade, 3rd Division, 17th Army Corps, Army of the Tennessee, to April, 1864. Maltby's Brigade, District of Vicksburg, Miss., to August, 1864. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 19th Army Corps, Dept. of the Gulf, to December, 1864. 2nd Brigade, Reserve Division, Military Division West Mississippi, to February, 1865. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, Reserve Corps, M.D. W. M., February, 1865. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 13th Army Corps (New), M.D. W. M., to June, 1865. Dept. of Louisiana to May, 1866.

SERVICE.--Duty at Cairo, Ill, until October, 1861. Moved to Bird's Point, Mo., and duty there until February, 1862. Expedition against Thompson's forces November 2-12, 1861. Expeditions toward Columbus, Ky., January 13-20, 1862. Advance on Fort Henry, Tenn., February 2-6. Investment and capture of Fort Donelson, Tenn., February 12-16. Moved to Pittsburg Landing, Tenn., March 6-13. Battle of Shiloh April 6-7. Advance on and siege of Corinth, Miss., April 29-May 30. Moved to Bethel June 4-6, thence to Jackson June 15. Duty there and guard duty at Toone's and Medon Stations until October. Grant's Central Mississippi Campaign October 31, 1862, to January 10, 1863. Ordered to Lagrange November, 1862. Reconnaissance from Lagrange November 8-9. March to Grand Junction January 4-9, 1863, and to Memphis, Tenn., January 12-19. Moved to Lake Providence, La., February 22, and duty there until April. Moved to Milliken's Bend, La., April 12. Movement on Bruinsburg and turning Grand Gulf April 25-30. Battles of Thompson's Hill, Port Gibson, May 1. South Fork Bayou Pierrie May 2. Raymond May 12. Jackson, Miss., May 14. Champion's Hill May 16. Siege of Vicksburg, Miss., May 18-July 4. Assaults on Vicksburg May 19 and 22. Surrender of Vicksburg July 4. Garrison duty at Vicksburg until July, 1864. Stevenson's Expedition from Vicksburg to Monroe, La., August 20-September 2, 1863. Expedition to Canton October 14-20. Bogue Chitto Creek October 17. Meridian Campaign February 3-March 5, 1864. Regiment Veteranize March 24, 1864. Expedition to Pearl River, Miss., July 2-10. Jackson July 7. Expedition to Morganza, La., July 29-September 3. Moved to mouth of White River September 3-8, and duty there until October 18. Movement to Memphis, Tenn., and return October 18-30. Moved to Duvall's Bluff November 9, thence to Memphis, Tenn., November 28. March to Moscow and return December 29-31. Moved to New Orleans, La., January 1-4, 1865. Campaign against Mobile and its defenses February to April. Siege of Spanish Fort and Fort Blakely March 26-April 8. Assault and capture of Fort Blakely April 9. Occupation of Mobile April 12. Duty at Mobile until May 27. Moved to New Orleans, La., thence to Shreveport May 27-June 9. Moved to Marshall, Texas, and duty there until September. At Alexandria, La., until April, 1866. Mustered out at Baton Rouge May 4 and discharged at Springfield, Ill., May 13, 1866.
Regiment lost during service 6 Officers and 160 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 155 Enlisted men by disease. Total 321.

9th Regiment Infantry (3 months)


Organized at Springfield, Ill., and mustered in for three months' service by Capt. John Pope, U.S. A., April 26, 1861. Moved to Cairo, Ill., and garrison duty there until July. Attached to Prentiss' Brigade. Expedition from Cairo to Little River June 22-23 (Cos. "C" and "H"). Mustered out July 26, 1861.
Regiment lost 9 by disease during service.

9th Regiment Infantry (3 years)


Organized at Cairo, Ill., July 26 to August 31, 1861. Attached to District of Cairo to September, 1861. District of Paducah, Ky., to February, 1862. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, District of Cairo, February, 1862. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, District of West Tennessee, and Army of the Tennessee to March, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, Army Tennessee, to July, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, District of Corinth, to September, 1862. 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, District of Corinth, to October, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, District of Corinth, to November, 1862. 2nd Brigade, District of Corinth, 13th Army Corps (Old), Dept. of the Tennessee, to December, 1862. 2nd Brigade, District of Corinth, 17th Army Corps, to January, 1863. 2nd Brigade, District of Corinth, 16th Army Corps, to March, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, 16th Army Corps, to September, 1864. Unattached, 3rd Cavalry Division, Cavalry Corps, Army of the Cumberland, to November, 1864. Unattached, 3rd Division, Cavalry Corps, Military Division of the Mississippi, to July, 1865.

SERVICE.--Duty at Cairo, Ill., until September, 1861. Expedition to Paducah, Ky., September 5-6. Occupation of Paducah September 6, and duty there until February, 1862. Skirmish at Saratoga and Eddyville, Ky., October 26, 1861 (Cos. "B," "H" and "I"). Demonstration on Columbus, Ky., November 7-9. Reconnaissance to Fort Henry, Tenn., January 15-25, 1862. Operations against Forts Henry and Heiman February 5-6. Investment and capture of Fort Donelson, Tenn., February 12-16. Expedition to Clarksville and Nashville, Tenn., February 22-March 1. Moved to Pittsburg Landing, Tenn., March 1-10. Battle of Shiloh, Tenn., April 6-7. Advance on and siege of Corinth, Miss., April 29-May 30. Duty at Corinth until March, 1863. Battle of Corinth October 3-4, 1862. Pursuit to Ripley October 5-12. Grant's Central Mississippi Campaign November and December. Reconnaissance to Tupelo, Miss., December 13-19. Expedition to intercept Forest January 2-3, 1863. Regiment mounted March 15, 1863. Dodge's Expedition to Northern Alabama April 14-May 8. Burnsville April 14. Dickson and Lundy's Lane April 17. Dickson Station April 19. Rock Cut, near Tuscumbia, April 22. Florence April 23. Tuscumbia April 23. Town Creek April 28. Expedition from Burnsville to Tupelo, Miss., May 2-8. Tupelo May 4. King's Creek, near Tupelo, May 5. Expedition from Corinth, Miss., to Florence, Ala., May 26-31. Florence May 27-28. Hamburg Landing, Tenn., May 30. Moved to Pocahontas, Tenn., June 3. Expedition to Ripley, Miss., June 8-9. Raid to Ripley and New Albany, Miss., June 13-14. Forked Deer Creek and Orizaba June 13. Operations in Northwestern Mississippi June 15-25. New Albany June 19. Mud Creek Bottom June 20. Rocky Crossing, Tallahatchie River, June 20. Scout in West Tennessee July 8-15. Jackson, Tenn., July 13. Forked Deer Creek July 15. Scout through West Tennessee July 20-August 3. Expedition from Memphis, Tenn., to Grenada, Miss., August 12-23. Grenada August 17. Scouting in West Tennessee and North Mississippi September. Montezuma, Tenn., September 16. Bear Creek October 3. Operations in North Mississippi and West Tennessee against Chalmers October 4-17. Lockhart's Mills and Salem October 8. Ingraham's Mills, near Byhalia, October 12. Quinn and Jackson's Mill, Wyatt's, Tallahatchie River, October 13. Scouting in North Mississippi, North Alabama and Central Tennessee November. At Athens until February, 1864. Near Florence December 1, 1863. Athens, Ala., January 26, 1864. Near Tennessee River January 29. Near Moulton March 21. Near Decatur April 13. Flint River, Decatur, April 17. Atlanta (Ga.) Campaign May 1 to September 8, 1864. Conduct trains of 15th and 16th Army Corps from Huntsville, Ala., to Chattanooga, Tenn., May 1-5. Led advance of the Army of the Tennessee on Dalton, Ga., and scouting on flanks of army through the Atlanta Campaign, march to the sea and through the Carolinas. Demonstration on Dalton May 5-9. Snake Creek Gap May 9. Near Resaca May 10. Resaca May 13. Ley's Ferry, Oostenaula River, May 14-15. Rome Cross Roads May 16. Advance on Dallas May 19-25. 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. Operations on line of Nickajack Creek July 2-5. Operations on line of the Chattahoochie River July 5-12. Peach Tree Creek July 19-20. Decatur and Battle of Atlanta July 22. Siege of Atlanta July 22-August 25. 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 Northern Alabama September 29-November 3. Skirmish on Cave Springs Road, near Rome, Ga., October 12-13. March to the sea November 15-December 10. Near Milledgeville November 23. Sandersville November 26. Siege of Savannah December 10-21. Campaign of the Carolinas January to April, 1865. Whippy Swamp Creek, S.C., February 1. Rivers' and Broxton's Bridges February 2. Salkehatchie Swamp February 2-5. Edisto R. R. Bridge February 7. Walker's or Valley Bridge, Edisto River, February 8. Binnaker's Bridge, South Edisto River, February 9. About Orangeburg, North Edisto River, February 11-12. Columbia February 15-17. Phillips' Cross Roads March 4. Expedition to Florence, S.C., and skirmishes March 4-6. Fayetteville, N. C, March 11. South River March 15. Averysboro March 16. Near Benton's Cross Roads March 18. Battle of Bentonville March 19-21. Occupation of Goldsboro March 24. Advance on Raleigh April 9-13. Near Raleigh April 12. Morrisville April 13. Near Chapel Hill April 15. 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 July 9, 1865.
Regiment lost during service 5 Officers and 211 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 200 Enlisted men by disease. Total 417.


10th Regiment Infantry (3 months)


Regiment formed from first four Companies reporting at Springfield, Ill., April 20, 1861, which were ordered to Cairo, Ill., April 22. Regiment fully organized by the addition of three other Infantry Companies and three Artillery Companies and mustered in for three months' service by Capt. John Pope, U.S. A., April 29, 1861. Attached to Prentiss' Brigade and on garrison duty at Cairo, Ill., until July. Mustered out July 29, 1861.
Lost by disease 4 during service.

10th Regiment Infantry "The Twins" (3 years)

"The Twins" nickname is in association with the 16th Regiment due to campaigning together.
Organized at Cairo, Ill., July 29, 1861. Attached to District of Cairo, Ill., to October, 1861. 1st Brigade, District of Cairo, to February, 1862. 4th Brigade, 1st Division, District of Cairo, February, 1862. 1st Brigade, 4th Division, Army of Mississippi, to April, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, Army Mississippi, to September, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 13th Division, Army of the Ohio, to November, 1862. 1st Brigade, 4th Division, Centre 14th Army Corps, Army of the Cumberland, to January, 1863. 1st Brigade, 4th Division, 14th Army Corps, to June, 1863. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, Reserve Corps, Army of the Cumberland, to October, 1863. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 14th Army Corps, to August, 1864. 3rd Brigade, 4th Division, 16th Army Corps, Army of the Tennessee, to September, 1864. 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 17th Army Corps, to July, 1865.

SERVICE.--Moved to Mound City, Ill., and duty there until January, 1862. Expedition into Kentucky January 16-21. At Bird's Point, Mo., until March. Skirmish at Sykestown, Mo., March 1 (Detachment). Operations against New Madrid and Island No. 10 March 3-April 8. Actions at New Madrid March 12-14. Capture of New Madrid March 14. Island No. 10 April 6. Action and capture at Tiptonville April 8. Expedition to Fort Pillow, Tenn., April 13-17. Moved to Hamburg Landing, Tenn., April 17-24. Advance on and siege of Corinth, Miss., April 29-May 30. Engagement at Farmington May 3. Pursuit to Booneville May 30-June 12. Tuscumbia Creek May 31-June 1. Reconnaissance toward Baldwyn June 3. At Clear Creek until July 21. Ordered to Tuscumbia, Ala., July 21, thence march to Nashville, Tenn., via Florence, Athens and Columbia August 28-September 15. Siege of Nashville September 15-November 6. Repulse of Morgan's attack on Edgefield November 5. Duty at Nashville and Edgefield until July, 1863. Moved to Murfreesboro July 20, 1863, thence to Bridgeport, Ala., August 24-September 12, and duty there until October. Pursuit of Wheeler up the Sequatchie Valley October 1-17. Action at Anderson's Cross Roads October 2. At Anderson's Cross Roads until October 24. Moved to Igo's Ferry October 24. Chattanooga-Ringgold Campaign November 23-27. Tunnel Hill November 24-25. Mission Ridge November 25. Chickamauga Station November 26. March to relief of Knoxville November 28-December 8. March to Columbus, thence to Chattanooga and to Rossville, Ga. Regiment Veteranize December 27, 1863. Veterans on furlough January 11 to February 22, 1864. At Rossville until May 2. Atlanta (Ga.) Campaign May 2-September 8. Demonstrations on Dalton May 5-13. Tunnel Hill May 6-7. Rocky Faced Ridge May 8-11. Buzzard's Roost Gap May 8-9. Battle of Resaca May 14-15. Rome, Ga., 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. Pursuit of Hood into Alabama October 1-26. Action at Resaca, Ga., October 12-13. March to the sea November 15-December 10. Monteith Swamp December 9. Siege of Savannah December 10-21. Campaign of the Carolinas January to April, 1865. Moved to Beaufort, S.C., January 3, thence to Pocotaligo. Reconnaissance to Salkehatchie River January 20. Salkehatchie Swamp February 2-5. Rivers' and Broxton's Bridges February 2. Rivers' Bridge February 3. Binnaker's Bridge, South Edisto River, February 9. Orangeburg, North Edisto River, February 11-12. Columbia February 15-17. Fayetteville, N. C., March 11. Cape Fear March 18. Cox's Bridge, Neuse River, March 19-20. Battle of Bentonville 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. Moved to Louisville, Ky., June 4. Mustered out July 4, 1865, and discharged at Chicago, Ill., July 11, 1865.
Regiment lost during service 2 Officers and 48 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 136 Enlisted men by disease. Total 186.

11th Regiment Infantry (3 months)


Organized at Springfield, Ill., and mustered in April 30, 1861, for three months' service by Capt. John Pope, U.S.A. Ordered to Villa Ridge, Ill., May 5, and duty there until June 20, and at Bird's Point, Mo., until July 30. Expedition from Cairo to Little River June 22-23 (Cos. "A" and "B"). Mustered out July 30, 1861.
Lost 10 by disease during service.

11th Regiment Infantry (3 years)


Organized at Cairo, Ill., July 30, 1861. Attached to W. H. L. Wallace's 3rd Brigade, District of Cairo, to February, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, District of Cairo, February, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, District of West Tennessee, and Army of the Tennessee, to July, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, District of Jackson, Tenn., to August, 1862. District of Cairo, Ill., to November, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 6th Division, Left Wing 13th Army Corps (Old), Dept. of the Tennessee, to December, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 6th Division, 16th Army Corps, to January, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 6th Division, 17th Army Corps, to September, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 17th Army Corps, to August, 1864. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 19th Army Corps, Dept. of the Gulf, to December, 1864. 2nd Brigade, Reserve Division, Military Division West Mississippi, to February, 1865. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, Reserve Corps, M.D. W. M, February, 1865. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 13th Army Corps (New), M.D. W. M., to July, 1865. 

SERVICE.--Expedition to Charleston, Mo., October 2, 1861. Expedition against Thompson's forces November 2-12. Skirmish at Charleston January 8, 1862. Reconnaissance of Columbus, Ky., under Gen. Grant January 25-28. Operations against Fort Henry February 2-6. Capture of Fort Henry February 6. Investment and capture of Fort Donelson, Tenn., February 12-16. Assault on Fort Donelson February 15. Moved to Fort Henry March 4-5, thence to Savannah, Tenn., March 5-13, and to Pittsburg Landing March 23-25. Battle of Shiloh, Tenn., April 6-7. Advance on and siege of Corinth, Miss., April 29-May 30. Moved to Jackson, Tenn., and duty there until August 2. Ordered to Cairo, Ill., August 2, and to Paducah, Ky., August 23. Expedition from Fort Donelson to Clarksville September 5-10. Riggin's Hill, Clarksville, September 7. Duty at Paducah, Ky., until November 20. Expeditions to Hopkinsville, Ky., October 31 to November 13. Moved to Lagrange, Tenn., November 20-24. Grant's Central Mississippi Campaign. Operations on Mississippi Central R. R. November 24, 1862, to January 10, 1863. Moved to Memphis, Tenn., January 12, 1863, thence to Young's Point, La., January 17-24, and to Lake Providence, La., February 11. Expedition to American Bend March 17-28. Passage of Vicksburg and Warrenton Batteries April 22 (Detachment). Movement on Bruinsburg and turning Grand Gulf April 25-30. Battle of Port Gibson May 1. Battles of Raymond May 12; Jackson, Miss., May 14; Champion's Hill May 16. Siege of Vicksburg, Miss., May 18-July 4. Assaults on Vicksburg May 19 and 22. Expedition from Haines' Bluff to Mechanicsburg May 26-June 4. Action at Mechanicsburg May 29. Surrender of Vicksburg July 4. Expedition to Natchez July 12-13. Occupation of Natchez July 13-October 12. Moved to Vicksburg, Miss., October 12, and duty there until July 29, 1864. Yazoo Expedition February 1-March 8. Liverpool Heights February 4. Capture of Yazoo City February 4. Satartia February 7. Occupation of Yazoo City until March 6. Action at Yazoo City March 5. At Black River Bridge until April 28. Expedition to Yazoo City May 4-21. Benton May 7-9. Vaughan May 12. Vaughan Station May 14. Expedition to Pearl River July 2-10. Jackson July 7. Clinton July 7. Moved to Morganza, La., July 29, and duty there until September 3. Expedition to Clinton, La., August 23-29. Moved to mouth of White River September 3, thence to Memphis, Tenn., October 8. Return to White River October 27. Expedition to Gaines' Landing November 6-7. Moved to Duvall's Bluff, Ark., November 8, thence to Memphis, Tenn., November 30-December 4. Expedition to Moscow, Tenn., December 20-31. Moved to Kenner, La., January 1-5, 1865. To Dauphin Island, Ala., February 4-7. Operations against Mobile, Ala., and its defenses February 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. Duty there until May 27. Moved to New Orleans, thence to Alexandria. Moved to Baton Rouge, La., June 22. Mustered out July 14, 1865.
Regiment lost during service 7 Officers and 179 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 284 Enlisted men by disease. Total 471.

12th Regiment Infantry (3 months)


Organized at Springfield, Ill., and mustered in for three months' service May 2, 1861. Moved to Cairo,
Ill., and garrison duty there until August. Mustered out August 1, 1861. Lost 4 by disease during service.

12th Regiment Infantry "1st Scotch Regiment" (3 years)


Organized at Cairo, Ill., August 1, 1861. Attached to District of Cairo, Ill., to October, 1861. 3rd Brigade, District of Cairo, to February, 1862. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, District of Cairo, February, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, District of West Tennessee, and Army of the Tennessee, to July, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, District of Corinth, to September, 1862. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, District of Corinth, to November, 1862. 2nd Brigade, District of Corinth, 13th Army Corps (Old), Dept. of the Tennessee, to December, 1862. 2nd Brigade, District of Corinth, 17th Army Corps, to January, 1863. 2nd Brigade, District of Corinth, 16th Army Corps, to March, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, 16th Army Corps, Army of the Tennessee, to September, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 4th Division, 15th Army Corps, to April, 1865. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 15th Army Corps, to July, 1865.

SERVICE.--At Cairo, Ill., until September, 1861. Expedition to Belmont and Charleston September 2. Expedition to Paducah, Ky., September 5-6. Occupation of Paducah September 6, and duty there until February, 1862. (4 Cos. at Smithland, Ky., until January 25, 1862.) Demonstration on Columbus, Ky., November 8-9, 1861. Reconnaissance from Paducah to Fort Henry, Tenn., January 15-25, 1862. Demonstration on Columbus, Ky., January 25-28. Operations against Fort Henry, Tenn., February 5-6. Capture of Fort Henry February 6. Investment and capture of Fort Donelson, Tenn., February 12-16. Expedition to Clarksville and Nashville, Tenn., February 19-21. Moved to Pittsburg Landing, Tenn., March 1. Battle of Shiloh, Tenn., April 6-7. Advance on and siege of Corinth, Miss., April 29-May 30. Pursuit to Booneville May 31-June 6. Duty at Corinth, Miss., until September. March to Iuka September 16-18, thence to Burnsville September 19, and to Corinth October 2. Battle of Corinth October 3-4. Pursuit to Ripley October 5-12. Duty at Corinth until June, 1863. Grant's Central Mississippi Campaign November and December, 1862. Dodge's Expedition to Northern Alabama April 15-May 8, 1863. Rock Cut, near Tuscumbia, April 22. Tuscumbia April 23. Town Creek April 28. Moved to Pocahontas June 6, and duty there until October 29. March to Pulaski, Tenn., October 29-November 12. Moved to Richland Station November 25, and duty guarding Nashville & Decatur R. R. until January, 1864. Regiment Veteranize January 16, 1864. Veterans on furlough until March. Moved to Pulaski, Tenn. Atlanta (Ga.) Campaign May 1 to September 8. Demonstration on Resaca May 5-13. Near Resaca, Sugar Valley, May 9. Near Resaca May 13. Battle of Resaca May 14. Ley's Ferry, Oostenaula River, May 14-15. Rome Cross Roads May 16. (4 Cos. detached at Rome until June 24.) 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 Mountain June 27. Nickajack Creek July 2-5. Ruff's Mills July 3-4. Chattahoochie River July 6-17. Decatur July 18-19. Battle of Atlanta July 22. 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. Moved to Rome September 26, and duty there until November 11. Moved to Allatoona October 4. Battle of Allatoona October 5. Reconnaissance on Cave Springs Road and skirmishes October 12-13. March to the sea November 15-December 10. Ogeechee Canal December 9. Siege of Savannah December 10-21. Campaign of the Carolinas January to April, 1865. Salkehatchie Swamp, S.C., February 2-5. South Edisto River February 9. North Edisto River February 11-12. Columbia February 15-17. Camden February 24. Little Cohora Creek, N. C., March 16. Battle of Bentonville March 20-21. Occupation of Goldsboro March 24. Advance on Raleigh, N. C., April 9-14. 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. Moved to Louisville, Ky., June 3-6. Mustered out July 10, 1865, and discharged at Camp Butler, Ill., July 18, 1865.
Regiment lost during service 5 Officers and 143 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 3 Officers and 109 Enlisted men by disease. Total 260. 


13th Regiment Infantry "Fremont's Grey Hounds"


Organized at Dixon, Ill., and mustered into State service April 21, 1861. Mustered into U, S. service by Capt. John Pope May 24, 1861, being the first three years Regiment from Illinois mustered into U.S. service. Moved to Caseyville, Ill., June 16, thence to Rolla, Mo., July 5-6, being first Regiment to cross Mississippi River into hostile Missouri. Attached to Fremont's Army of the West July to October, 1861. District of Rolla, Dept. of Missouri, to January, 1862. Unattached, Army of Southwest Missouri, to March, 1862. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, Army of Southwest Missouri, to July, 1862. Helena, Ark., District of Eastern Arkansas, Dept. of Missouri, to November, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, District of Eastern Arkansas, Dept. of the Tennessee, to December, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 11th Division, lath Army Corps (Old), Dept. of the Tennessee, December, 1862. 1st Brigade, 4th Division, Sherman's Yazoo Expedition, to January, 1863. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 15th Army Corps, Army of the Tennessee, to April, 1864. Unassigned, 3rd Division, 15th Army Corps, to June, 1864.

SERVICE.--Duty at Rolla, Mo., until October 10, 1861. Fremont's advance on Springfield, Mo., October 10-November 7. Action at Wet Glaize October 13. Linn Creek October 15. Return to Rolla November 10, and duty there until March, 1862. Action at Salem, Mo., December 3. 1861. Ordered to join Curtis at Pea Ridge, Ark., March 6, 1862. March to Helena, Ark., April 8-July 14. Duty at Helena, Ark., until December. Sherman's Yazoo Expedition December 22, 1862-January 3, 1863. Chickasaw Bayou December 26-28. Chickasaw Bluffs December 29. 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 January 17, and duty there until March. Expedition to Greenville, Miss., February 14-26. Expedition from Mlliken's Bend to Greenville, Black Bayou and Deer Creek, Miss., April 2-14. Demonstration against Haines' and Drumgould's Bluffs April 29-May 1. Moved to join army in rear of Jackson, Miss., via Richmond and Grand Gulf, May 2-14. Jackson May 14. 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 5-10. Siege of Jackson July 10-17. Brandon July 19. Camp at Big Black until September 27. Movement to Memphis, thence to Chattanooga, Tenn., September 27-November 21. Operations on Memphis & Charleston R. R. in Alabama October 20-29. Cherokee Station October 21. Tuscumbia and Barton Station October 24-25. Bear Creek, Tuscumbia, October 27. Chattanooga-Ringgold Campaign November 23-27. Battles of Lookout Mountain November 23-24. Mission Ridge November 25. Captured flag of the 18th Alabama Infantry. Ringgold Gap, Taylor's Ridge, November 27. Stationed at Madison Station, Ala., until May, 1864. Action at Madison Station April 17. Resaca, Ga., May 13-15 (Detachment). Mustered out June 18, 1864.
Regiment lost during service 6 Officers and 61 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 2 Officers and 123 Enlisted men by disease. Total 192.

14th Regiment Infantry


Organized at Jacksonville, Ill., and mustered in May 25, 1861. Moved to Quincy, Ill., June 28, 1861. Attached to Dept. of Missouri to February, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 4th Division, District of West Tennessee, and Army of the Tennessee, to July, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 4th Division, District of Memphis, Tenn., to September, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 4th Division, District of Jackson, Tenn., to November, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 4th Division, Right Wing 13th Army Corps (Old), Dept. of the Tennessee, to December, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 4th Division, 17th Army Corps, Army of the Tennessee, to January, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 4th Division, 16th Army Corps, to July, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 4th Division, 13th Army Corps, to August, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 4th Division, 17th Army Corps, to November, 1864. 1st Brigade, 4th Division, 17th Army Corps, to April, 1865. 2nd Brigade, 4th Division, 17th Army Corps, to June, 1865. Dept. of Missouri to September, 1865.

SERVICE.--Moved to St. Charles, Mo., thence to Hannibal, Jefferson Barracks and Rolla, Mo., July-August, 1861. Advance toward Columbus August 29-September 8. Join Fremont's Army at Tipton, Mo., October 1. Fremont's advance on Springfield, Mo., October 13-November 3. Moved to Sedalia, thence to Otterville, and duty there until February, 1862. Moved to St. Louis, thence to Fort Donelson, Tenn., February 1-16. Capture of Fort Donelson February 16. Expedition to Crump's Landing and occupation of Pittsburg Landing, Tenn., March 14-17. Battle of Shiloh, Tenn., April 6-7. Advance on and siege of Corinth, Miss., April 29-May 30. March to Memphis, Tenn., via Grand Junction, Holly Springs and Lagrange, June 1-July 21. Duty at Memphis until September 6. March to Bolivar and forced march to Hatchie River September 6-October 4. Near Middletown October 4. Battle of the Hatchie, Metamora, October 5. Grant's Central Mississippi Campaign. Operations on the Mississippi Central R. R. from Bolivar to Coffeeville October 31, 1862, to January 10, 1863. Duty at Memphis, Tenn., until May, 1863. Ordered to Vicksburg, Miss., May 13. Siege of Vicksburg, Miss., May 22-July 4. Advance on Jackson, Miss., July 5-10. Siege of Jackson July 10-17. Assault on Jackson July 12. Moved to Natchez, Miss., August 15, and duty there until November 10. Expedition to Harrisonburg September 1-7. Near Harrisonburg and capture of Fort Beauregard September 4. Moved to Vicksburg November 10. and duty there until February 1, 1864. Meridian Campaign February 3-March 5. Champion's Hill, Baker's Creek, February 4. Movement to Cairo, Ill., thence to Clifton, Tenn., and march to Ackworth, Ga., via Huntsville and Decatur, Ala., and Rome, Ga., April 28-June 8. Atlanta (Ga.) Campaign June 8 to September 8. Assigned to garrison duty at Allatoona Pass, Ackworth, Big Shanty and Marietta, Ga., until November, 1864. Regiment consolidated with 15th Illinois Infantry July 1, 1864, as 14th and 15th Battalion Illinois Infantry. Action at Big Shanty October 3 (2 Cos.). Ackworth, Ga., October 4 (3 Cos.). Morris Station October 4 (Detachment). Allatoona Pass October 5 (Detachment). March to the sea November 15-December 10. Siege of Savannah December 10-21. Campaign of the Carolinas January to April, 1865. Pocotaligo, S.C., January 14-16. Salkehatchie Swamps February 2-5. Rivers' Bridge, Salkehatchie River, February 3. Binnaker's Bridge, South Edisto River, February 9. Orangeburg, North Edisto River, February 11-12. Columbia February 15-17. Cheraw March 3. Battle of Bentonville, N. C., March 19-21. Occupation of Goldsboro March 24, and of Raleigh April 14. Bennett's House April 26. Surrender of Johnston and his army. Regiment reorganized from 14th and 15th Battalion at Raleigh, N. C., April 28, 1865. March to Washington, D.C., via Richmond, Va., April 29-May 19. Grand Review May 24. Moved to Louisville, Ky., June 7-10, thence to St. Louis, Mo., and Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. March to Fort Kearney July 1-14, and duty on the plains until September 1. Ordered to Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, September 1. Mustered out at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, September 18, 1865.
Regiment lost during service 62 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 160 Enlisted men by disease. Total 223.

15th Regiment Infantry


Organized at Freeport, Ill., and mustered in May 24, 1861. Ordered to Alton, Ill., June 1, 1861, and duty there until July 15, 1861. Moved to St. Charles, Mo., thence to Hannibal, Jefferson Barracks and Rolla, Mo., July 15-August 7. Advance toward Columbus August 29-September 8. Join Fremont's Army at Tipton, Mo., October 1. Attached to Dept. of Missouri to February, 1862. 1st Brigade, 4th Division, District West Tennessee, to March, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 4th Division, District of West Tennessee, and Army of the Tennessee,   to July, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 4th Division, District of Memphis, Tenn., to September, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 4th Division, District of Jackson. Tenn., to November, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 4th Division, Right Wing 13th Army Corps (Old), Dept. of the Tennessee, to December, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 4th Division, 17th Army Corps, Army of the Tennessee, to January, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 4th Division, 16th Army Corps, to July, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 4th Division, 13th Army Corps, to August, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 4th Division, 17th Army Corps, to November, 1864. 1st Brigade, 4th Division, 17th Army Corps, to April, 1865. 2nd Brigade, 4th Division, 17th Army Corps, to June, 1865. Dept. of Missouri to September, 1865.

SERVICE.--Fremont's advance on Springfield, Mo., October 13-November 3, 1861. Moved to Sedalia, thence to Otterville, and duty there until February, 1862. Moved to St. Louis, Mo., thence to Fort Donelson, Tenn., February 1-16. Capture of Fort Donelson February 16. Expedition to Crump's Landing and occupation of Pittsburg Landing, Tenn.. March 14-17. Battle of Shiloh, Tenn., April 6-7. Advance on and siege of Corinth, Miss., April 29-May 30. March to Memphis, Tenn., via Grand Junction, Holly Springs and Lagrange, June 1-July 21. Duty at Memphis until September 6. March to Bolivar and forced march to Hatchie River September 6-October 4. Battle of Hatchie River, or Metamora, October 5. Grant's Central Mississippi Campaign. Operations on the Mississippi Central R. R. from Bolivar to Coffeeville October 31, 1862, to January 10, 1863. Duty at Memphis, Tenn., until May, 1863. Ordered to Vicksburg, Miss., May 13. Siege of Vicksburg, Miss., May 22-July 4. Advance on Jackson, Miss., July 4-10. Siege of Jackson July 10-17. Assault on Jackson July 12. Reconnaissance to Pearl River July 15. Moved to Natchez, Miss., August 15, and duty there until November 10. Expedition to Harrisonburg September 1-7. Near Harrisonburg and capture of Fort Beauregard September 4. Moved to Vicksburg, Miss., November 10, and duty there until February, 1864. Meridian Campaign February 3-March 5. Champion's Hill, Baker's Creek, February 4. Movement to Cairo, Ill., thence to Clifton, Tenn., and march to Ackworth, Ga., via Huntsville and Decatur, Ala., and Rome, Ga., April 28-June 8. Atlanta Campaign June 8 to September 8. Assigned to garrison duty at Allatoona Pass, Ackworth, Big Shanty and Marietta until November. Regiment consolidated with 14th Illinois Infantry July 1, 1864, as 14th and 15th Illinois Battalion Infantry. Action at Big Shanty October 3 (2 Cos.). Ackworth October 4 (3 Cos.). Morris Station October 4 (Detachment). Allatoona Pass October 5 (Detachment). March to the sea November 15-December 10. Siege of Savannah December 10-21. Campaign of the Carolinas January to April, 1865. Pocotaliga, S.C., January 14-16. Combahee River January 25. Salkehatchie Swamps February 2-5. Rivers' Bridge, Salkehatchie River, February 3. South Edisto River, Binnaker's Bridge, February 9. Orangeburg, North Edisto River, February 11-12. Columbia February 15-17. Cheraw March 3. Battle of Bentonville March 19-21. Occupation of Goldsboro March 24, and of Raleigh April 14. Bennett's House April 26. Surrender of Johnston and his army. Regiment reorganized at Raleigh, N. C., April 28, 1865, from 14th and 15th Battalion Infantry. March to Washington, D. C, via Richmond, Va., April 29-May 19. Grand Review May 24. Moved to Louisville, Ky., June 7-10, thence to St. Louis, Mo., and Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. March to Fort Kearney July 1-14, and duty on the plains until September 1. Ordered to Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. Mustered out at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, September 16. 1865.
Regiment lost during service 6 Officers and 81 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 5 Officers and 135 Enlisted men by disease. Total 227.

 

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

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