Union Regimental Histories

 

Illinois

 

16th Regiment Infantry "The Twins"

"The Twins" nickname is in association with the 10th Regiment due to campaigning together.
Organized at Quincy, Ill., and mustered in May 24, 1861. Moved to Grand River, Mo., June 12, 1861, and duty as Railroad guard on Hannibal & St. Joseph R. R. until September 10. Action at Monroe Station July 9 (Cos. "F" and "H"). Caldwell Station July 16. Operations about Kirksville August 16-21. Affairs at Hunnewell and Palmyra August 17. Operations in Northeast Missouri August 30-September 7. Expedition against Green's Guerrillas September 8-9. Moved to St. Joseph, Mo., September 10, and duty there until January 27, 1862. Skirmish at Platte City September 14, 1861. Attached to Dept. of Missouri 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 of Mississippi, to September, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 13th Division. Army of the Ohio, to November, 1862. 1st Brigade, 4th Division, Centre 14th Army Corps, Dept. of the Cumberland, to January, 1863. 1st Brigade, 4th Division. 14th Army Corps, Army of the Cumberland, to June, 1863. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, Reserve Corps, Army of the Cumberland, to October, 1863. 1st Brigade. 2nd Division, 14th Army Corps, to July, 1865.

SERVICE.--Moved from St. Joseph, Mo., to Bird's Point, Mo., January 27, 1862, thence to New Madrid, Mo., March 3. 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. Action at Farmington May 3. Reconnaissance toward Corinth May 8. Pursuit to Booneville May 30-June 12. Tuscumbia Creek May 31-June 1. Reconnaissance toward Baldwyn June 3. At Clear Creek until July. March to Tuscumbia, Ala., July 20-25, thence to Nashville, Tenn., August 28-September 15. Action at Columbia September 10. Siege of Nashville September 15-November 6. Repulse of Forest's attack on Edgefield November 5. Duty at Nashville until July 20, 1863. Moved to Murfreesboro, Tenn., July 20, thence march to Columbia, Athens, Huntsville and Stevenson, Ala., August 24-September 7, and to Bridgeport, Ala., September 12. Duty there until October 1. Operations up the Sequatchie Valley against Wheeler October 1-17. Anderson's Cross Roads October 2. Moved to Waldron's Ridge, thence to Kelly's Ferry, and guard lines of transportation until January, 1864. Chattanooga-Ringgold Campaign November 23-27. Chickamauga Station November 26. Veterans on furlough January and February, 1864. Rejoined at Rossville, Ga. Demonstration on Dalton February 22-27. Tunnel Hill, Buzzard's Roost and Rocky Faced Ridge February 23-25. Atlanta Campaign May 1 to September 8. Demonstration on Rocky Faced Ridge May 5-11. Tunnel Hill May 6-7. 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 July 4. Chattahoochie River July 5-17. Vining Station July 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. Operations in North Georgia and North Alabama against Forest and Hood September 29-November 3. Florence, Ala., October 6-7. March to the sea November 15-December 10. Sandersville November 26. Siege of Savannah December 10-21. Campaign of the Carolinas January to April, 1865. Fayetteville, N. C., March 11. Near Fayetteville March 13. Averysboro 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. G., via Richmond, Va., April 29-May 19. Grand Review May 24. Moved to Louisville, Ky., June 12. Mustered out July 8, 1865. 
Regiment lost during service 3 Officers and 54 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 3 Officers and 110 Enlisted men by disease. Total 170.

17th Regiment Infantry


Organized at Peoria, Ill., and mustered in May 24, 1861. Moved to Alton, Ill., June 17, 1861, thence to St. Charles and Warrenton, Mo., July 27. Moved to Bird's Point, Mo., August. Duty there, at Fort Holt, Ky., and Cape Girardeau, Mo., until February, 1862. Attached to District of Cairo to October, 1861. 5th Brigade, District of Cairo, to February, 1862. 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, District of Cairo, February, 1862. 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, District of West Tennessee, and Army of the Tennessee, to July, 1862. 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, District of Jackson, Tenn., to September, 1862. Unattached, District of Jackson, Tenn., to November, 1862. 4th Brigade, 3rd Division, Right Wing 13th Army Corps, Dept. of the Tennessee, November, 1862. 1st Brigade, 6th Division, 16th Army Corps, Army of the Tennessee, to January, 1863. 1st Brigade, 6th Division, 17th Army Corps, to July, 1863. 3rd Brigade, 3rd Division, 17th Army Corps, to April, 1864. Maltby's Brigade, District of Vicksburg, Miss., to June, 1864.

SERVICE.--Operations about Ironton and Fredericktown, Mo., against Thompson's forces October 12-25, 1861. Action at Fredericktown October 21. Expedition to Benton, Bloomfield and Dallas January 15-17, 1862. Operations against Fort Henry, Tenn., February 2-6. Investment and capture of Fort Donelson, Tenn., February 12-16. Moved to Savannah, thence to Pittsburg Landing, Tenn., March 5-25. Battle of Shiloh, Tenn., April 6-7. Advance on and siege of Corinth, Miss., April 29-May 30. March to Jackson June 5-8, and duty there until July 17. At Bolivar, Tenn., until November. Expedition to Iuka September 15-22. Grant's Central Mississippi Campaign November, 1862, to January, 1863. Reconnaissance from Lagrange November 8-9, 1862. Moved to Memphis, Tenn., January 12, 1863, thence to Lake Providence, La., January 17-24. Action at Richmond, La., January 29-30. Old River, Lake Providence, February 10. Moved to Milliken's Bend April 12. Movement on Bruinsburg and turning Grand Gulf April 25-30. Battles of Thompson's Hill, Port Gibson, May 1. Bayou Pierrie May 2. Raymond May 12. Jackson, Miss., May 14. 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. Surrender of Vicksburg July 4. Garrison duty at Vicksburg until May, 1864. Expedition to Monroe, La., August 20-September 2, 1863. Expedition to Canton October 14-20. Bogue Chitto Creek October 17. Expedition from Vicksburg to Sunnyside Landing, Ark., January 10-16, 1864. Meridian Campaign February 3-March 2, 1864. Clinton February 5. Mustered out June 4, 1864, expiration of term. Veterans and Recruits transferred to 8th Illinois Infantry.
Regiment lost during service 3 Officers and 71 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 71 Enlisted men by disease. Total 146.

18th Regiment Infantry


Organized at Aurora, Ill., and mustered into State service May 19, and into U.S. service May 28, 1861. Moved to Bird's Point, Mo., June 24, and duty there until August 26. Moved to Mound City August 26, and duty there until October 5. Moved to Cairo, Ill., October 5, and duty there until February, 1862. Attached to District of Cairo, to October, 1861. 1st Brigade, District of Cairo, to February, 1862. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, District of Cairo, February, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, District of West Tenn., March, 1862. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 1st District, West Tenn., and Army of the Tennessee, to July, 1862. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, District of Jackson, Tenn., to September, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, District of Jackson, to November, 1862. District of Jackson, 13th Army Corps (Old), Dept. of the Tennessee, to December, 1862. 1st Brigade, District of Jackson, 16th Army Corps, to March, 1863. 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 Provisional Division, District of Eastern Ark., to August, 1863. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, Arkansas Expedition, to November, 1863. 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, Arkansas Expedition, to January, 1864. 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, 7th Army Corps, Dept. of Arkansas, to April, 1864. Post Pine Bluff, Ark., 7th Army Corps, to May, 1864. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 7th Army Corps, to January, 1865. Pontoneers, 7th Army Corps, to May, 1865. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 7th Army Corps, to August, 1865. Dept. of Arkansas, to December, 1865.

SERVICE.--Expedition against Thompson's forces at Bloomfield, Mo., November 2-12, 1861. Expedition toward Columbus January 16-21, 1862. Operations against Fort Henry, Tenn., February 2-8. Capture of Fort Henry February 6. Investment and capture of Fort Donelson February 12-16. Moved to Pittsburg Landing, Tenn., March 11-23. Battle of Shiloh, Tenn., 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, and duty there until May 30, 1863. Expedition to Bolivar and Brownville July 27-August 13, 1862. Grant's Central Mississippi Campaign October 31, 1862, to January 10, 1863. (Co. "K" left Regiment, December 11, 1862, to join Miss. Marine Brigade.) Operations against Forest, in West Tennessee December 18, 1862, to January 3, 1863. Clarksburg, Tenn., December 30, 1862 (Cos. "A" and "E"). Engagement at Red Mound, Parker's Cross Roads, December 30-31 (Detachment). Near Clifton January 3, 1863. Expedition to Huntington March 4-10. Scout to Trenton March 16-18. Expedition to Covington, Tenn., April 1-10, and to Summerville April 11-16. Moved to Vicksburg, Miss., May 30-June 2. Siege of Vicksburg, Miss., June 4-July 4. Occupation of Hickman, Ky., July 15-16 (Co. "K"). Moved to Helena, Ark., July 24-27. Steele's Expedition against Little Rock, Ark., August 1-September 10. Bayou Fourche and capture of Little Rock September 10. Duty at Little Rock, Pine Bluff and Duvall's Bluff, Ark., until December, 1865. Expedition from Pine Bluff to Mt. Elba and Longview March 27-31, 1864. Actions at Mt. Elba March 28 and 30. Non-Veterans mustered out May 28, 1864. Regiment mustered out at Little Rock, Ark., December 16, and discharged at Camp Butler, Ill., December 31, 1865. Regiment lost during service 6 Officers and 99 Enlisted Men killed and mortally wounded and 7 Officers and 282 Enlisted men by disease. Total 394.


19th Regiment Infantry


Four Chicago Companies mustered into State service at Camp Yates May 4, 1861. Regiment organized at Chicago, Ill., and mustered in June 17, 1861. Moved to Quincy, Ill., July 12-13, 1861. Thence to Palmyra, Mo., July 14, and guard Hannibal and St. Jo. R. R. from Quincy to Palmyra and between Palmyra and Hannibal until July 27. Moved to Hannibal, thence to St. Louis, Mo., and to Bird's Point and Norfolk, Mo., and duty at Norfolk until August 14. Moved to Ironton, Mo., August 14. Attached to Department of Missouri to September, 1861. Dept. of Kentucky to October, 1861. Elizabethtown, Ky., Dept. of the Cumberland, to November, 1861. 8th Brigade, Army of the Ohio, to December, 1861. 8th Brigade, 3rd Division, Army of the Ohio, to July, 1862. Unattached R. R. Guard, Army of the Ohio, to September, 1862. 29th Brigade, 8th Division, Army of the Ohio, to November, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, Centre 14th Army Corps, Army of the Cumberland, to January, 1863, 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, 14th Army Corps, to October, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 14th Army Corps, October, 1863. 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 14th Army Corps, to July, 1864.

SERVICE.--Prentiss' Expedition toward Dallas and Jackson, Mo., August 29-September 8, 1861. Moved to Cape Girardeau, Fort Holt, Ky., and Elliott's Mills, thence moved to Cairo, Ill., September 16, under orders for Washington, D.C. While en route East, September 17, via Ohio & Mississippi R. R., bridge No. 48, over Beaver Creek, 30 miles west of Cincinnati, Ohio, broke through, precipitating six passenger coaches a distance of 60 feet, killing and wounding 129 of the Regiment. At Camp Dennison, Ohio, until September 24. Moved to Louisville, Ky., September 24-25, thence to Lebanon, Ky., September 25, and duty there until October 22. Moved to Elizabethtown, Ky., October 22, and duty there and at Bacon Creek until February 10, 1862. Advance on Bowling Green, Ky., February 10-15. Occupation of Bowling Green February 15, thence advance to Nashville, Tenn., February 22-25. Occupation of Nashville February 25 to March 18. Advance to Murfreesboro, Tenn., March 18, thence to Shelbyville, Tullahoma and McMinnville March 25-28. Advance on Huntsville, Ala., via Fayetteville April 4-11. Occupation of Huntsville April 11. Advance on and capture of Decatur and Tuscumbia, Ala., April 11-14. Action at Tuscumbia April 24. Athens May 13. At Huntsville until May 26. Moved to Fayetteville May 26-June 2. Negley's Expedition to Chattanooga, Tenn., June 2-10. Chattanooga June 7-8. Expedition to Larkinsville and Stevenson, Ala., June 14-20. Winchester June 16. Guard R. R. and bridges from Huntsville to Decatur until August. Richland Creek, near Pulaski, August 27. Retreat to Nashville, Tenn., August 27-29. Siege of Nashville September 5-November 6. Repulse of Forest's attack on Edgefield November 5. At Nashville until December 26. Advance on Murfreesboro, Tenn., December 26-30. Battle of Stone River December 30-31, 1862, and January 1-3, 1863. At Murfreesboro until June. Middle Tennessee (or Tullahoma Campaign) June 24-July 7. Occupation of Middle Tennessee until August 16. Passage of Cumberland Mountains and Tennessee River and Chickamauga, Ga., Campaign August 16-September 22. Davis' Cross Roads, Ga., September 11. Battle of Chickamauga, Ga., September 18-21. Rossville Gap September 21. Siege of Chattanooga September 24-November 23. Chattanooga-Ringgold Campaign November 23-27. Orchard Knob November 23-24. Mission Ridge November 25. Pursuit to Ringgold, Ga., November 26-27. Pea Vine Valley and Graysville November 26. At Chattanooga until February 22, 1864. Demonstration on Dalton, Ga., February 22-27. Tunnel Hill, Buzzard's Roost Gap and Rocky Faced Ridge February 23-25. At Graysville until May 3. Atlanta (Ga.) Campaign May 3-June 8. Demonstration on Rocky Faced Ridge May 8-11. Battle of Resaca May 14-15. Kingston May 18-19. Advance on Dallas May 22-25. Operations on line of Pumpkin Vine Creek and battles about Dallas, New Hope Church and Allatoona Hills May 25-June 5. At Ackworth, Ga., until June 8. Moved to Chicago June 8-17. Mustered out July 9, 1864; expiration of term.
Regiment lost during service 4 Officers and 60 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 4 Officers and 101 Enlisted men by disease. Total 169.

20th Regiment Infantry


Organized at Joliet, Ill., and mustered in June 13, 1861. Moved to Alton, Ill., June 18, thence to St. Louis, Mo., July 6, and to Cape Girardeau, Mo., July 10, 1861. Attached to District of Cairo to October, 1861. Bird's Point, Mo., unattached 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 September, 1862. 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, District of Jackson, to November, 1862. 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, Right Wing 13th Army Corps, Dept. of the Tennessee, to December, 1862. 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 17th Army Corps, Army of the Tennessee, to July, 1864. Provost Guard, 3rd Division, 17th Army Corps, to April, 1865. 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 17th Army Corps, to July, 1865.

SERVICE.--Duty at Cape Girardeau, Mo., until September 12, 1861. Expedition to Price's Landing, Commerce, Benton and Hamburg August 7-10 (Co. "F"). Expedition to Jackson August 28-September 5. Moved to Bird's Point, Mo., September 12, and duty there until February, 1862. Operations about Ironton and Fredericktown October 12-25, 1861. Action at Fredericktown October 21. Charleston January 8, 1862. Expedition toward Columbus, Ky., January 15-21. Operations against Fort Henry, Tenn., February 2-6, 1862. Occupation of Fort Henry February 6-12. Investment and capture of Fort Donelson, Tenn., February 12-16. Moved to Savannah March 5-13, thence to Pittsburg Landing March 28-25. Battle of Shiloh, Tenn., April 6-7. Advance on and siege of Corinth, Miss., April 29-May 30. March to Purdy, thence to Jackson, Tenn., June 5-8, and duty there until August 15. At Oustenaula, Tenn., until August 31. Medon Station, Mississippi Central R. R., August 31 (4 Companies). Toon's Station, Mississippi Central R. R., August 31 (Detachment). Britton's Lane September 1. At Jackson until October 22. Guard bridges along Mobile & Ohio R. R. until November 8. Grant's Central Mississippi Campaign November 8, 1862, to January 10, 1863. Reconnaissance from LaGrange November 8-9, 1862. Holly Springs, Miss., December 20 (Detachment). Moved to Memphis, Tenn., January 12, 1863, and duty there until February 20. Moved to Lake Providence, La., February 20-24, thence to Betty's Landing March 16. Moved to Milliken's Bend April 19. Passage of Vicksburg and Warrenton batteries April 22 (Detachment). Movement on Bruinsburg and turning Grand Gulf April 25-30. Battles of Thompson's Plantation, or Port Gibson, May 1. Raymond May 12. Jackson May 14. Champion's Hill May 16. Big Black River May 17. Siege of Vicksburg, Miss., May 18-July 4. Assaults on Vicksburg May 19-22 and June 25. Surrender of Vicksburg July 4. Occupation of Vicksburg July 4 to November 6. Stephenson's Expedition to Monroe, La., August 20-September 2. Expedition to Canton October 14-20. Bogus Chitto Creek October 17. At Big Black November 6 to February 4, 1864. Meridian Campaign February 4-March 1. Meridian February 13-14. Chunky Station February 14. Canton February 29. Veterans absent on furlough March 2 to April 22. Moved to Cairo, Ill., April 28, thence to Clifton, Tenn., April 30-May 5. March to Huntsville, Ala., May 5-23, thence to Ackworth, Ga., via Decatur and Warrenton, Ala., and Rome and Kingston, Ga., May 28-June 8. Atlanta (Ga.) Campaign June 8-September 8. Operations about Marietta and against Kenesaw Mountain June 10-July 2. Assault on Kenesaw June 27. Nickajack Creek July 2-5. Howell's Ferry July 5. Chattahoochie River July 6-17. Leggett's Bald Hill July 20-21. 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 in North Georgia and North Alabama against Hood September 28-November 3. March to the sea November 15-December 10. Siege of Savannah December 10-21. Campaign of the Carolinas January to April, 1865. Salkehatchie Swamp, S.C., February 1-5. Barker's Mills, Whippy Swamp, February 2. South Edisto River February 9. North Edisto River February 11-12. Columbia February 15-17. Fayetteville, N. C., March 13. 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 7-12. Mustered out July 16 and discharged at Chicago, Ill., July 24, 1865.
Regiment lost during service 7 Officers and 132 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 191 Enlisted men by disease. Total 331.

21st Regiment Infantry


Organized at Mattoon, Ill., and mustered in June 28, 1861. Ordered to Ironton, Mo., July 3, 1861. Operations on line of Hannibal & St. Jo. R. R. at Mexico, Mo., until August. Reached Ironton, Mo., August 9. Attached to Department of Missouri to March, 1862. Steele's Command, Army of Southeast Missouri, to May, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 4th Division, Army of Mississippi, to September, 1862. 31st Brigade, 9th Division, Army of the Ohio, to October, 1862. 31st Brigade, 9th Division, 3rd Army Corps, Army of the Ohio, to November, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, Right Wing 14th Army Corps, Army of the Cumberland, to January, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 20th Army Corps, Army of the Cumberland, to October, 1863. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 4th Army Corps, Army of the Cumberland, to June, 1865. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 4th Army Corps, to August, 1865. Department of Texas to December, 1865.

SERVICE.--Duty at Ironton, Mo., until January, 1862. Operations about Ironton, Mo., October 17-25, 1861. Action at Fredericktown October 21. March from Ironton to Greenville January 29, 1862, and duty there until March. Moved to Reeve's Station, on Black River, March 3-10, thence to Doniphan and Pocohontas, Ark., March 31-April 21. Action at Putnam Ferry April 1. March to Jacksonport, Ark., April 30-May 4, thence to Cape Girardeau, Mo., May 10-21, and to Hamburg Landing May 21-24. Siege of Corinth, Miss., May 26-30. Pursuit to Booneville May 31-June 12. March to Jacinto and Ripley June 29-July 4. At Corinth, until August 14. March through Alabama to Nashville, Tenn., and to Louisville, Ky., in pursuit of Bragg, August 14-September 26. Pursuit of Bragg into Kentucky October 1-16. Battle of Perryville October 8. Stanford October 14. March to Nashville, Tenn., October 16-November 9, and duty there until December 26. Advance on Murfreesboro December 26-30. Nolensville, Knob Gap, December 26. Battle of Stone River December 30-31, 1862, and January 1-3, 1863. At Murfreesboro until June. Reconnaissance from Murfreesboro March 6-7. Methodist Church, Shelbyville Pike, March 6. Reconnaissance to Versailles March 9-14. Middle Tennessee (or Tullahoma) Campaign June 24-July 7. Liberty Gap June 24-27. Occupation of Middle Tennessee until August 16. Passage of Cumberland Mountains and Tennessee River and Chickamauga (Ga.) Campaign August 16-September 22. Battle of Chickamauga, Ga., September 19-20. Siege of Chattanooga September 24-October 27. Reopening Tennessee River October 26-29. Duty at Bridgeport, Ala., until January 26, 1864. Moved to Ooltewah January 26. Veterans absent on furlough until June. Non-Veterans attached to 101st Ohio Infantry until June 4, when Veterans returned. Atlanta Campaign May to September, 1864. Tunnel Hill May 6-7. Demonstration on Rocky Faced Ridge May 8-11. Buzzard's Roost Gap May 8-9. Demonstrations on Dalton May 9-13. Battle of Resaca May 14-15. Near Kingston May 18-19. Near Cassville May 19. Advance on Dallas May 23-25. Operations on line of Pumpkin Vine Creek and battle about Dallas, New Hope Church and Allatoona Hills May 25-June 5. Operations about Marietta and against Kenesaw Mountain June 10-July 2. Pine Mount June 10. Pine Hill June 11-14. Lost Mountain June 15-17. Assault on Kenesaw June 27. Ruff's Station July 4. Chattahoochie River July 5-17. Peach Tree Creek July 19-20. 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. Pursuit of Hood into Alabama October 3-30. Nashville Campaign November-December. Columbia, Duck River, November 24-27. Spring Hill November 29. Battle of Franklin November 30. Battle of Nashville December 15-16. Pursuit of Hood to the Tennessee River December 17-28. March to Huntsville, Ala., and duty there until March 13, 1865. Operations in East Tennessee until April 11. At Nashville, Tenn., until June. Moved to New Orleans, La., June 17-25, thence to Indianola, Texas, July 12-15. Duty at San Antonio, Texas, until December. Mustered out at San Antonio, Texas, December 16, and discharged at Camp Butler, Ill., January 18, 1866.
Regiment lost during service 6 Officers and 124 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 2 Officers and 140 Enlisted men by disease. Total 272.

22nd Regiment Infantry


Organized at Belleville, Ill., and mustered in June 25, 1861. Moved to Bird's Point, Mo., July 11, 1861. Attached to District of Cairo to October, 1861. 2nd Brigade, District of Cairo, to February, 1862. 4th Brigade, 1st Division, District of Cairo, February, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 4th Division, Army of the Mississippi, to April, 1862. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, Army of the Mississippi, to September, 1862. 1st Brigade, 13th Division, Army of the Ohio, to November, 1862. 3rd Brigade, 3rd Division, Right Wing 14th Army Corps, Army of the Cumberland, to January, 1863. 3rd Brigade, 3rd Division, 20th Army Corps, Army of the Cumberland, to October, 1863. 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, 4th Army Corps, to July, 1864.

SERVICE.--Duty at Bird's Point, Mo., until February, 1862. Charlestown-Bird's Point August 19-20, 1861 (Cos. "A," "B," "C," "D," "E"). Hunter's Farm, near Belmont and near Norfolk, September 26. Expedition to Belmont November 6-7. Battle of Belmont November 7. Expedition to Milford December 15-19. Milford December 18. Charlestown January 8, 1862. Operations against New Madrid and Island No. 10 February 28-April 8. Sykestown March 1. Actions at New Madrid March 13-14. Action and capture at Tiptonville April 8. Expedition to Fort Pillow, Tenn., April 13-17. Moved to Hamburg Landing, Tenn., April 17-23. Advance on and siege of Corinth, Miss., April 29-May 30. Action at Farmington May 3. Reconnaissance toward Corinth May 8. Action at Farmington May 9. Pursuit to Booneville May 31-June 12. At Corinth until July 20. March to Tuscumbia, Ala., July 20. Guard Memphis & Charleston R. R. in Alabama until August 26. March to Nashville, Tenn., August 26-September 12. Siege of Nashville, Tenn., September 12-November 6. Repulse of Forest's attack on Edgefield November 5. Duty at Nashville until December 26. Advance on Murfreesboro, Tenn., December 26-30. Battle of Stone's River, December 30-31, 1862, and January 1-3, 1863. Duty at Murfreesboro until June. Expedition to Columbia March 4-14. Middle Tennessee (or Tullahoma) Campaign June 24-July 7. Occupation of Middle Tennessee until August 16. Passage of Cumberland Mountains and Tennessee River and Chickamauga Campaign August 16-September 22. Battle of Chickamauga September 19-20. Siege of Chattanooga September 24-November 23. Battles of Chattanooga November 23-25. Orchard Knob November 23-24. Mission Ridge November 25. March to relief of Knoxville November 28-December 8. Operations in East Tennessee until February, 1864. Operations about Dandridge January 16-17, 1864. Veterans on furlough February 10 to March 30. At Cleveland, Tenn., until May. Atlanta (Ga.) Campaign May to July. Demonstrations on Rocky Faced Ridge May 8-11. Buzzard's Roost Gap May 8-9. Battle of Resaca May 14-15. Adairsville May 17. Near Kingston May 18-19. Near Cassville May 19. Advance on Dallas May 22-25. 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. Pine Hill June 11-14. Lost Mountain June 15-17. Assault on Kenesaw June 27. Mustered out July 7, 1864, expiration of term. Veterans and Recruits transferred to 42nd Illinois Infantry.
Regiment lost during service 2 Officers and 145 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded, and 2 Officers and 101 Enlisted men by disease. Total 250.


23rd Regiment Infantry "Irish Brigade"


Organized at Chicago, Ill., and mustered in June 15, 1861. Moved to Quincy, Ill., July 14, thence to St. Louis, Mo., and to Jefferson City July 21, and duty there until September 8. March to Lexington September 8-11. Siege of Lexington September 12-20. Captured by Price September 20 and paroled. Regiment mustered out by order of General Fremont October 8, 1861, but restored by order of General McClellan, December 10, 1861. Reassembled at Chicago and guard prisoners at Camp Douglas until June 14, 1862. Moved to Harper's Ferry, West Va., June 14. Attached to R. R. District, Mountain Department, Harper's Ferry and New Creek to July, 1862. R. R. District, 8th Army Corps, Middle Department, to September, 1862. R. R. District West Va. to January, 1863. New Creek, Va., Defenses Upper Potomac, 8th Army Corps, Middle Department, to March, 1863. 5th Brigade, 1st Division, 8th Army Corps, to June, 1863. Mulligan's Brigade, Scammon's Division Dept. of West Virginia to December, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, West Virginia, to April, 1864. Kelly's Command, Reserve Division, West Virginia, to July, 1864. 1st Brigade, 3rd Infantry, Division West Virginia, to July, 1864. 3rd Brigade, 1st Infantry Division, West Virginia, to December, 1864. 2nd Brigade, Independent Division, 24th Army Corps, Army of the James, to June, 1865. 1st Brigade, Independent Division, 24th Army Corps, to July, 1865.

SERVICE.--Duty at New Creek, West Va., until April, 1863. Relief of Clarksburg, W. Va., September 1, 1862. Relief of Parkersburg September 3. Action at Moorefield, South Fork of the Potomac, November 9 (Cos. "B," "D," "K"). Relief of Colonel Washburn at Moorefield January 3-4, 1863. Moved to Grafton April 25, 1863. Skirmish at Greenland Gap April 25 (Co. "G"). Phillippi April 26. Altamont April 26 (Detachment). Rowlesburg April 28 (Cos. "B," "F," "I"). Fairmont April 29 (Co. "K"). Pursuit of Lee July, 1863. Hedgesville and Back Creek July 6. At Petersburg, W. Va., August 16. Petersburg Gap September 4. South Fork September 11 (Co. "I"). Moorefield November 8-9. Demonstration from Kanawha Valley, W. Va., December 8-25. Operations In Hampshire and Hardy Counties December 31, 1863, to January 5, 1864, and January 27 to February 7. Medley January 29-30. Regiment veteranize at New Creek April, 1864, and on furlough until June. Scout to Moorefield February 21-22 (Detachment). Raid on Baltimore & Ohio Railroad between Bloomfield and Piedmont May 5 (Non-Veterans). Leetown July 3. Operations about Harper's Ferry July 4-7. Bolivar Heights July 4-6. Maryland Heights July 6-7. Snicker's Ferry July 17-18 and July 20. Kernstown (or Winchester) July 24. Medley July 30. Sheridan's Shenandoah Valley Campaign August 7 to November 28. Cedar Creek August 12. Winchester August 17. Halltown August 22-23. Berryville September 3. Battle of Winchester September 19. Fisher's Hill September 22. Duty In the Shenandoah Valley until December. Moved to Petersburg front December 30. Siege operations against Petersburg and Richmond January to April, 1865. Duty in trenches before Richmond and on the Bermuda Hundred front until March 27. Moved to Hatcher's Run March 27-28. Appomattox Campaign March 28-April 9. Hatcher's Run March 30-31 and April 1. Assault on Fort Gregg and fall of Petersburg April 2. Pursuit of Lee April 3-9. Appomattox Court House April 9. Surrender of Lee and his army. Duty in the Department of Virginia until July. Mustered out at Richmond, Va., July 24, and discharged at Chicago, Ill., July 30, 1865.
Regiment lost during service 4 Officers and 50 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 2 Officers and 93 Enlisted men by disease. Total 149.

24th Regiment Infantry "1st Hecker Regiment"


Organized at Chicago, Ill., and mustered in July 8, 1861. Moved to Alton, Ill., July 10, 1861, thence to St. Charles and Mexico, Mo. Moved to Ironton, Mo., July 28. Reconnaissance from Ironton to Centreville August 2. Moved to Pilot Knob, Mo., August 8. Moved to Cape Girardeau, Mo., thence to Cairo, Ill., and ordered to Washington, D. C, September 15. Moved to Cincinnati, Ohio; thence ordered to Louisville, Ky., September 28. Attached to Thomas Command, Department of the Ohio, to November, 1861. 8th Brigade, Army of the Ohio, to December, 1861. 8th Brigade, 3rd Division, Army of the Ohio, to July, 1862. Unattached R. R. Guard to September, 1862. 28th Brigade, 3rd Division, Army of the Ohio, to October, 1862. 28th Brigade, 3rd Division, 1st Army Corps, Army of the Ohio, to November, 1862. 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, Centre, 14th Army Corps, Army of the Cumberland, to January, 1863. 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 14th Army Corps, Army of the Cumberland, to April, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 14th Army Corps, to October, 1863. 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 14th Army Corps, to May, 1864. 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 14th Army Corps, to August, 1864.

SERVICE.--Duty at Muldraugh's Hill, Ky., until November 30, 1861. At Elizabethtown, Ky., until December 22, and at Beacon Creek, Ky., until February 10, 1862. Advance on Bowling Green, Ky., February 10-15. Occupation of Bowling Green February 15-23. Advance on Nashville, Tenn., February 23-25. Occupation of Nashville February 25-March 18. Advance on Murfreesboro March 18-19. Reconnaissance to Shelbyville, Tullahoma and McMinnville March 25-28. Advance on Huntsville, Ala., April 4-11. Capture of Huntsville April 11. Advance on and capture of Decatur and Tuscumbia April 11-14. Occupation of Decatur April 13. Occupation of Tuscumbia until April 22. Moved to Jonesboro April 22-24, and to Decatur and Huntsville April 25-30. Moved to Athens May 1, and duty there until May 26. Negley's Expedition to Chattanooga, Tenn., May 26-June 11. Chattanooga June 7-8. March to Jasper June 11-16. Rankin's Ferry, near Jasper and Battle Creek, June 21. At Battle Creek until July 11, thence moved to Tullahoma and duty on Nashville & Chattanooga R. R. until September. March to Nashville, thence to Louisville, Ky., September 7-28. Pursuit of Bragg into Kentucky October 1-16. Battle of Perryville, Ky., October 8. Duty at Mitchellsville until December. March to Nashville December 7-9. Advance on Murfreesboro December 26-30. Action at Jefferson December 30. Battle of Stone's River December 31, 1862, and January 1-3, 1863. Duty at Murfreesboro until June. Expedition to McMinnville April 20-30. Middle Tennessee (or Tullahoma) Campaign June 24-July 7. Hoover's Gap June 24-26. Occupation of Middle Tennessee until August 16. Passage of Cumberland Mountains and Tennessee River and Chickamauga (Ga.) Campaign August 16-September 22. Dug Gap, Ga., September 11. Battle of Chickamauga September 19-21. Rossville Gap September 21. Siege of Chattanooga September 24-November 23. Chattanooga-Ringgold Campaign November 23-27. Orchard Knob November 23-24. Mission Ridge November 25. Pursuit to Stevens' Gap November 26-27. At Chattanooga until February, 1864. Scout from Chattanooga to Harrison and Ooltewah January 21, 1864. Demonstration on Dalton, Ga., February 22-27. Tunnel Hill, Buzzard's Roost Gap and Rocky Faced Ridge February 23-25. At Tyner's Station and Graysville, Ga., until May, 1864. Atlanta (Ga.) Campaign May 1-June 28. Demonstration against Rocky Faced Ridge May 8-11. Battle of Resaca May 14-15. Advance on Dallas May 22-25. 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 10-28. Pine Hill June 11-14. Lost Mountain June 15-17. Assault on Kenesaw Mountain June 27. Sent to rear June 28 for muster out. Mustered out August 6, 1864. Expiration of term.
Regiment lost during service 3 Officers and 86 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 2 Officers and 82 Enlisted men by disease. Total 173.

25th Regiment Infantry


Organized at St. Louis, Mo., and mustered in August 4, 1861. Attached to Department of Missouri to January, 1862. 4th Brigade, Army of Southwest Missouri, to March, 1862. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, Army of Southwest Missouri, to June, 1862. 1st Brigade, 4th Division, Army of the Mississippi, to September, 1862. 32nd Brigade, 9th Division, Army of the Ohio, to October, 1862. 32nd Brigade, 9th Division, 3rd Army Corps, Army of the Ohio, to November, 1862. 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, Right Wing, 14th Army Corps, Army of the Cumberland, to January, 1863. 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 20th Army Corps, Army of the Cumberland, to October, 1863. 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 4th Army Corps, to August, 1864.

SERVICE.--At St. Louis, Mo., until August 23, 1861. Moved to Jefferson City, Mo. Fremont's Campaign against Springfield, Mo., September 25-November 8. March to Rolla, Mo., November 13-19, and duty there until February, 1862. Advance on Springfield, Mo., February 2-13. Skirmish at Crane Creek February 14. Pursuit of Price, to Benton County, Arkansas. Battles of Pea Ridge, Ark., March 6-8. March to Batesville April 5-May 3. Moved to Cape Girardeau, Mo., May 11-20, thence to Pittsburg Landing, Tenn., May 22-26. Advance on and siege of Corinth, Miss., April 29-May 30. Pursuit to Boonesville May 31-June 6. Duty at Jacinto, Miss., until August 4. Reconnaissance to Bay Springs August 4-7. Skirmish at Bay Springs August 4. March to Nashville, Tenn., August 21-September 1, thence to Louisville, Ky., in pursuit of Bragg, September 2-26. Pursuit of Bragg into Kentucky October 1-15. Near Perryville October 6-7. Chaplin Hills, Perryville, October 8. Stanford October 14. March to Nashville, Tenn., October 17-November 7. Skirmish at White Range, Tenn., November 7. Expedition to Harpeth Shoals and Clarksville November 26-December 1. Reconnaissance toward Franklin December 9. Near Brentwood December 9. Advance on Murfreesboro December 26-30. Nolensville Knob Gap December 26. Battle of Stone's River December 30-31, 1862, and January 1-3, 1863. Duty at Murfreesboro until June. Reconnaissance to Salem and Versailles March 9-14. Operations on Edgeville Pike June 4. Middle Tennessee (or Tullahoma) Campaign June 24-July 7. Liberty Gap June 24-27. Occupation of Middle Tennessee until August 16. Passage of Cumberland Mountains and Tennessee River and Chickamauga (Ga.) Campaign August 16-September 22. Caperton's Ferry, near Bridgeport, August 29. Battle of Chickamauga September 19-20. Siege of Chattanooga September 24-October 26. Chattanooga-Ringgold Campaign November 23-26. Orchard Knob November 23-24. Mission Ridge November 25. March to relief of Knoxville November 28-December 8. Operations in East Tennessee until February, 1864. At Cleveland, Tenn., until June. Guard train to front June 4-7. Atlanta Campaign June 7-August 1. 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 July 4. Chattahoochie River July 6-17. Peach Tree Creek July 19-20. Siege of Atlanta July 22-August 1. Sent to rear for muster out August 1, and mustered out at Camp Butler, Ill., September 5, 1864.
Regiment lost during service 3 Officers and 80 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 148 Enlisted men by disease. Total 232.

26th Regiment Infantry


Organized at Camp Butler, Ill., and mustered in August 31, 1861. Moved September 1, 1861, to Quincy, Ill., without clothing, equipment, arms or subsistence. Detachments moved to Canton, LaGrange, Palmyra and Hannibal, Mo., and engaged in protecting line of the Hannibal & St. Jo. R. R. until February 19, 1862. Ordered to Commerce, Mo., February 19, 1862. Attached to 2nd Brigade, 5th Division, Army of the Mississippi, to April, 1862. 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, Army of the Mississippi, April, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, Army of the Mississippi, to November, 1862. 2nd Brigade, Left Wing, 13th Army Corps (Old), Dept. of the Tennessee, to December, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 8th Division, 16th Army Corps, Army of the Tennessee, December, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 17th Army Corps, to January, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 16th Army Corps, to March, 1863. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 16th Army Corps, to July, 1863. 1st Brigade, 4th Division, 15th Army Corps, to August, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 4th Division, 15th Army Corps, to September, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 15th Army Corps, to July, 1865.

SERVICE.--Operations against New Madrid and Island No. 10, February 28-April 8, 1862. Actions at New Madrid March 3, 4 and 6. Union City March 31. Action and capture at Tiptonville April 8. Expedition to Fort Pillow, Tenn., April 13-17. Moved to Hamburg Landing, Tenn., April 17-23. Advance on and siege of Corinth, Miss., April 29-May 30. Reconnaissance toward Corinth May 8. Action at Farmington May 9. Occupation of Corinth May 30, and pursuit to Booneville May 31-June 12. At Clear Creek until June 23, and at Danville until August 18. March to Tuscumbia August 18-21, thence to Clear Creek September 8. Reconnaissance to Iuka and skirmish September 16. Battle of Iuka September 19. Battle of Corinth October 3-4. Pursuit to Ripley October 5-12. Grant's Central Mississippi Campaign. Operations on the Mississippi Central R. R. November, 1862, to January, 1863. Near Oxford December 4, 1862. Moved to LaGrange, Tenn., January 15 and duty there until March 8, 1863. At Colliersville, Tenn., until June 7. Moved to Memphis, Tenn., thence to Vicksburg, Miss., June 7-17. Siege of Vicksburg June 17-July 4. Surrender of Vicksburg July 4. Advance on Jackson, Miss., July 5-10. Siege of Jackson July 10-17. Camp at Big Black until September 28. Movement to Memphis, thence march to Chattanooga, Tenn., September 28-November 23. Operations on Memphis & Charleston R. R. in Alabama October 20-29. Chattanooga-Ringgold Campaign November 23-27. Tunnel Hill November 23-24. Mission Ridge November 25. March to the relief of Knoxville, Tenn., November 28-December 8. Regiment veteranize January 1, 1864, and Veterans on furlough January and February. At Scottsboro, Ala., until May. Atlanta (Ga.) Campaign May to September. Demonstrations on Resaca May 8-13. Battle of Resaca May 14-15. Near Kingston May 19-22. Advance on Dallas May 23-25. 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. Brush Mountain June 15. Assault on Kenesaw June 27. Nickajack Creek July 2-5. Chattahoochie River July 5-17. Battle of Atlanta July 22-August 25. 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. Pursuit of Hood into Alabama October 1-26. Reconnaissance from Gaylesville, Ala., to Turkeytown October 25. March to the sea November 15-December 10. Griswoldsville December 22. Siege of Savannah December 10-21. Campaign of the Carolinas January to April, 1865. Reconnaissance to Salkehatchie River, S.C., January 25. Salkehatchie Swamp February 2-5. South Edisto River February 9. North Edisto River February 11-12. Congaree Creek February 15. Columbia February 16-17. Battle of Bentonville, N. C., March 20-21. Nell Creek and Hannah's Creek March 22. 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, and duty there until July. Mustered out July 20, and discharged at Springfield, Ill., July 28, 1865.
Regiment lost during service 2 Officers and 88 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 2 Officers and 194 Enlisted men by disease. Total 286.

 

 

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

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