Union Regimental Histories

 

Illinois

 

53rd Regiment Infantry


Organized at Ottawa, Ill., January, 1862. Moved to Chicago, Ill., February 27, 1862, and duty there until March 23, guarding prisoners. Moved to St. Louis, Mo., thence to Pittsburg Landing, Tenn., March 23-April 7. Attached to 1st Brigade, 4th Division, Army of the Tennessee, to July, 1862. 1st Brigade, 4th Division, District of Memphis, Tenn., to September, 1862. 1st Brigade, 4th Division, District of Jackson, Tenn., to November, 1862. 1st Brigade, 4th Division, Right Wing 13th Army Corps (Old), Department of the Tennessee, to December, 1862. 1st Brigade, 4th Division, 17th Army Corps, to January, 1863. 1st Brigade, 4th Division, 16th Army Corps, to July, 1863. 1st Brigade, 4th Division, 13th Army Corps, to August, 1863. 1st Brigade, 4th Division, 17th Army Corps, to April, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 4th Division, 17th Army Corps, to July, 1864. 1st Brigade, 4th Division, 17th Army Corps, to July, 1865.

SERVICE.--Battle of Shiloh, Tenn., April 7, 1862. Advance on and siege of Corinth, Miss., April 29-May 30. March to Memphis, Tenn., via Grand Junction, La Grange, Holly Springs, etc., June 1-July 21, and duty at Memphis until September 6. Moved to Bolivar, Tenn., September 6-13. March to relief of Corinth, Miss., October 4. Battle of Hatchie River (or Metamora) October 6. Grant's Central Mississippi Campaign. Operations on the Mississippi Central R. It. November 2, 1862, to January 10, 1863. Reconnaissance from La Grange to Lamar, Miss., November 5. Worsham Creek November 6. At Moscow, Tenn., and guarding Memphis & Charleston R. R. January to March, 1863. Skirmishes near Moscow February 9 and 18. Moved to Memphis, Tenn., March 11, and duty there until May 17. Moved to Young's Point, La., May 17-20. Siege of Vicksburg May 20-July 4. Advance on Jackson, Miss., July 4-10. Siege of Jackson July 10-17. Assault on Jackson July 12. Duty at Vicksburg until August 15. Moved to Natchez, Miss., August 15, and duty there until November 30. Moved to Vicksburg November 30. At Milldale until February 1, 1864. Meridian Campaign February 3-March 2. Pearl River February 27. Regiment veteranize January 1, 1864. Veterans on furlough March and April. Moved to Bird's Point, thence to Clifton, Tenn., and march to Ackworth, Ga., via Huntsville and Decatur, Ala., and Rome, Ga., April 28-June 8. Ordered to Allatoona Pass June 8, and duty there building fortifications until July 13. Rejoined army at Marietta and duty there until November. Skirmish at Decatur July 20-21. Shadna Church and Westbrook's October 2. March to the sea November 15-December 10. Oconee River November 26. Siege of Savannah December 10-21. Campaign of the Carolinas January to April, 1865. Salkehatchie Swamps, S.C., February 2-5. River's 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. Fayetteville, N. C., March 11. Battle of Bentonville March 20-21. Occupation of Goldsboro March 24. Advance on Raleigh April 10-14. 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 6. Mustered out July 22, 1865.
Regiment lost during service 8 Officers and 80 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 2 Officers and 137 Enlisted men by disease. Total 227.

54th Regiment Infantry


Organized at Camp Dubois, Anna, Ill., as a part of the Kentucky Brigade, and mustered in February, 1862. Moved to Cairo, Ill., February 24, 1862. Attached to District of Cairo to March, 1862. District of Columbus, Ky., to September, 1862. District of Jackson, Tenn., to November, 1862. Unattached, District of Jackson, Tenn., 13th Army Corps (Old), to December, 1862. Unattached, District of Jackson, Tenn., 16th Army Corps, to January, 1863. 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 Division, District of Eastern Arkansas, 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, Department of Arkansas, to May, 1864. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 7th Army Corps, to August, 1865. Dept. of Arkansas to October, 1865.

SERVICE.--Moved from Cairo to Columbus, Ky., March 4, 1862, and duty there until December 18, 1862. Three Companies at Humboldt, Tenn. Expedition down Mississippi River to Fort Pillow, Tenn., May 19-23 (2 Cos.). Merriweather Ferry, Obion River, Tenn., August 16. Moved to Jackson, Tenn., December 18, and duty there until May, 1863. (2 Cos. at Mendon Station and 2 Cos. at Toone's Station January to April, 1863.) Operations against Forest In West Tennessee December 20-28, 1862. Union City, Tenn., December 21, 1862 (Detachment). Captured by Forest. Moved to Vicksburg, Miss., May 30-June 2, 1863. Siege of Vicksburg, Miss., June 2-July 4. Moved to Helena, Ark., July 24. Steele's Expedition to Little Rock, Ark., August 1-September 10. Bayou Fourche and capture of Little Rock September 10. Duty at Little Rock until March, 1864. Veterans on furlough March and April. Riot at Charleston, I11., March 28. Veterans. Moved to Little Rock April 12-30, thence to Brownsville May 18. Pursuit of Shelby May 19-31. Moved to Duvall's Bluff and Clarendon June 25-29. Action at Clarendon June 25-26. Guard Memphis and Little Rock R. R. until August 24. Actions with Shelby, at Jones' Hay Station, Long Prairie and Ashley's Station August 24. Regiment mostly captured, except Companies "F" and "H." Paroled at Jacksonport, Ark., and reached Benton Barracks, Mo., September 9. Exchanged December 5, 1864. Arrived at Hickory Station, on Memphis & Little Rock R. R., January 18, 1865. On railroad guard duty until June 6. Moved to Pine Bluff June 6-9, and duty there until August 18. March to Fort Smith, Ark., August 18-30. Moved to Little Rock, Ark., October 4-6. Mustered out October 15, 1865, and discharged at Camp Butler, Ill.
Regiment lost during service 1 Officer and 11 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 2 Officers and 171 Enlisted men by disease. Total 185.

55th Regiment Infantry


Organized at Camp Douglas, Chicago, Ill., and mustered in October 31, 1861. Moved to Benton Barracks, Mo., November 9-11, 1861, and duty there until January 12, 1862. Moved to Paducah, Ky., January 12-22. Attached to District of Paducah, Ky., to March, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 5th Division, Army of the Tennessee, to May, 1862. 1st Brigade, 5th Division, Army of the Tennessee, to July, 1862. 1st Brigade, 5th Division, District of Memphis, Tenn., to November, 1862. 4th Brigade, 5th Division, District of Memphis, Right Wing 13th Army Corps (Old), Department of the Tennessee, November, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, District of Memphis, 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 August, 1865.

SERVICE.--Action at and occupation of Columbus, Ky., March 3, 1862. Moved from Paducah, Ky., to Savannah, Tenn., March 6-10. Expedition to Yellow Creek, Miss., and occupation of Pittsburg Landing, Tenn., March 14-17. Battle of Shiloh, Tenn., April 6-7. Corinth Road April 8. Advance on and siege of Corinth, Miss., April 29-May 30. Russell's House May 17. Occupation of Corinth May 30. March to Memphis, Tenn., June 3-July 21, and duty there until November 26. Expedition from Memphis to Coldwater and Hernando, Miss., September 8-13. Sherman's Tallahatchie March November 26-December 13. Sherman's Yazoo Expedition December 20, 1862, to January 2, 1863. Chickasaw Bayou December 26-28. Chickasaw Blur 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, La., January 17, and duty there until March. Expedition to Rolling Fork, via Muddy, Steele's and Black Bayous and Deer Creek March 14-27. Demonstration on Haines' and Drumgould's Bluffs April 29-May 2. Haines' Bluff May 1. At Milliken's Bend until May 5. Moved to Join Army in rear of Vicksburg, Miss., May 7-16. Battle of Champion's Hill May 16. Siege of Vicksburg, Miss., May 18-July 4. Assaults on Vicksburg May 19 and 22. Advance on Jackson, Miss., July 5-10. Siege of Jackson July 10-17. Brandon Station July 19. At Big Black until September 25. Moved to Memphis, Tenn., thence march to Chattanooga, Tenn., September 25-November 21. Operations on Memphis & Charleston R. R. in Alabama October 20-29. Bear Creek, Tuscumbia, October 27. Chattanooga-Ringgold Campaign November 23-27. Brown's Ferry November 23. Foot of Missionary Ridge November 24. Tunnel Hill November 24-25. Mission Ridge November 25. Pursuit to Graysville November 26-27. March to relief of Knoxville November 28-December 6. Expedition to Tellleo Plains December 6-13. March to Chattanooga December 13-17, thence to Bridgeport, Ala., December 19, and to Bellefonte, Ala., December 26. To Larkinsville, Ala., January 6, 1864, and duty there until April. Expedition toward Rome, Ga., January 25-February 5. Veterans on furlough April 16-June 10. Rejoined Army at Big Shanty June 19. Non-Veterans attached to 116th Illinois Infantry. Atlanta (Ga.) Campaign May 1-September 8. Demonstration on Resaca May 8-13. Near Resaca May 13. Battle of Resaca May 14-15. Movements 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 Mountain June 27. Nickajack Creek July 2-5. Chattahoochie River July 5-17. 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. Pursuit of Hood into Alabama October 3-26. Non-Veterans mustered out October 30, 1864. March to the sea November 15-December 10. Near Clinton November 21-23. Oconee River November 25. Statesborough December 3. Siege of Savannah December 10-21. Assault and capture of Fort McAllister December 13. Campaign of the Carolinas January to April, 1865. Duck Creek February 2. Salkehatchie Swamps, S.C., February 3-5. Holmes' Bridge, South Edisto River, February 9. North Edisto River February 11-12. Congaree Creek February 15. Columbia February 16-17. Fayetteville, N. C, March 11. 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. Moved to Louisville, Ky., June 2, thence to Memphis, Tenn., and Duvall's Bluff and Little Rock, Ark., June 30-July 6. Mustered out August 14, 1865.
Regiment lost during service 9 Officers and 149 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 2 Officers and 127 Enlisted men by disease. Total 286.

56th Regiment Infantry


Organized at Shawneetown, Ill., and mustered in February 27, 1862. Left State for Paducah, Ky., February 27, and duty there until April 20. Attached to District of Paducah, Ky., to April, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, Army of Mississippi, to November, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 7th Division, Left Wing 13th Army Corps (Old), Department of the Tennessee, to December, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 7th Division, 16th Army Corps, to January, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 7th Division, 17th Army Corps, to September, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, 17th Army Corps, to December, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 15th Army Corps, to April, 1865. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 15th Army Corps, to August, 1865.

SERVICE.--Moved from Paducah, Ky., to Hamburg Landing, Tenn., April 20-25, 1862. Advance on and siege of Corinth, Miss., April 29-May 30. Pursuit to Booneville May 31-June 12. Expedition to Ripley June 22-23. At Camp Clear Creek until October, 1862. Battle of Corinth October 3-4. Pursuit to Ripley October 5-12. Grant's Central Mississippi Campaign November 4 to December 30. Reconnaissance from LaGrange November 8-9. Guard Memphis & Charleston R. R. until March 1, 1863. Yazoo Pass Expedition March 1-April 5. Fort Pemberton March 22. Moved to Milliken's Bend La., April 13. Movement on Bruinsburg and turning Grand Gulf April 25-30. At Grand Gulf guarding transportation lines and base of supplies May 1-13. Battle of 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 and June 25. Surrender of Vicksburg July 4. Moved to Helena, Ark., August 20; thence to Memphis, Tenn., and march to Chattanooga, Tenn., September 20-November 23. Operations on Memphis & Charleston R. R. in Alabama October 20-29. Chattanooga-Ringgold Campaign November 23-27. Tunnel Hill November 24-25. Mission Ridge November 25. Pursuit to Graysville November 26-27. Guard railroad and duty at Whitesburg, on Tennessee River, until May, 1864. Atlanta (Ga.) Campaign May to September. Guard Memphis & Charleston R. R. and Chattanooga & Atlanta R. R. and fords of the Etowah; stationed at Mud Creek, Calhoun and Adairsville, Ga., until October. Defense of Resaca October 12-13. Company "F" at surrender of Dalton, Ga., October 13. Adairsville October 22. 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 2-5. Fishburn's Plantation, near Lane's Bridge, Salkehatchie River, February 6. South Edisto River February 9. North Edisto River February 11-12. Columbia February 15-17. Cox's Bridge, Neuse River, February 19-20. Battle of Bentonville, N. C., March 20-21. Occupation of Goldsboro March 24. Advance on Raleigh, N. C., 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; thence to Little Rock, Ark., and duty there until August. Mustered out August 12, 1865.
Regiment lost during service 2 Officers and 25 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 14 Officers and 348 Enlisted men by disease. Total 389.


57th Regiment Infantry


Organized at Camp Douglas, Chicago, Ill., and mustered in December 26, 1861. Moved to Cairo, Ill.; thence to Fort Donelson, Tenn., February 8-14, 1862. Attached to 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, District of Cairo, 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, to November, 1862. 3rd Brigade, District of Corinth, 13th Army Corps (Old), Department of the Tennessee, to December, 1862. 3rd Brigade, District of Corinth, 17th Army Corps, 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.--Investment and capture of Fort Donelson, Tenn., February 14-16, 1862. Moved to Fort Henry, Tenn., February 17; thence to Crump's Landing, Tenn., March 8-13, and to Pittsburg Landing March 28. 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 November, 1863. Battle of Corinth October 3-4, 1862. Pursuit of enemy to Hatchie River October 5-12. At Corinth until April, 1863. Grant's Central Mississippi Campaign November, 1862, to January, 1863. Operations against Forest in West Tennessee December 18, 1862, to January 3, 1863. Dodge's Expedition to Northern Alabama April 15-May 2, 1863. Great Bear Creek, Cherokee Station and Lundy's Lane April 17. Rock Cut, near Tuscumbia, April 22. Tuscumbia April 23. Town Creek April 28. At Corinth until November. Grand Junction, Tenn., July 30, 1863. Moved to Eastport, Pulaski and Lynnville November 6-12, and duty there until March, 1864. Atlanta (Ga.) Campaign May to September, 1864. Demonstrations on Resaca May 8-13. Sugar Valley, near Resaca, May 9. Near Resaca May 13. Battle of Resaca May 14-15. Ley's Ferry, Oostenaula River, May 14-15. Rome Cross Roads May 16. 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. Ruff's Mills July 3-4. Chattahoochie River July 5-17. Decatur and battle of Atlanta July 22. Siege of Atlanta July 22-August 25. Scout from Rome to Cedar Bluffs, Ala., July 28-29 (Detachment). 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. Battle of Allatoona October 5 (Cos. "A," "B"). Reconnaissance on Cave Springs Road and skirmishes October 12-13. March to the sea November 15-December 10. Ogeechee River and 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. Congaree Creek February 15. 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. Moved to Louisville, Ky., June 3. Mustered out July 7, 1865.
Regiment lost during service 3 Officers and 65 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 4 Officers and 108 Enlisted men by disease. Total 180.

58th Regiment Infantry


Organized at Camp Douglas, Chicago, Ill., February 11, 1862. Moved to Cairo, Ill., thence to Fort Donelson, Tenn., February 11-13. Attached to 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, District of Cairo, February, 1862. 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, District of West Tennessee, and Army of the Tennessee, to May, 1862. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, Army of the Tennessee, to July, 1862 (Detachment). 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, District of Corinth, Miss., to November, 1862. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, District of Corinth, 13th Army Corps (Old), Department of the Tennessee, to December, 1862. Springfield, Ill., to June, 1863. District of Columbus, Ky., 6th Division, 16th Army Corps, Dept. of the Tennessee, to January, 1864. 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 16th Army Corps, Army of the Tennessee, to March, 1864, and Dept. of the Gulf to June, 1864. 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 16th Army Corps, Dept. of the Tennessee, to November, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, 16th Army Corps, to December, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division (Detachment), Army of the Tennessee, Department of the Cumberland, to February, 1865. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, 16th Army Corps (New), Military Division of West Mississippi, to March, 1865. 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, 16th Army Corps, to August, 1865. District of Alabama to April, 1866.

SERVICE.--Investment and capture of Fort Donelson, Tenn., February 14-16. Occupation of Fort Henry February 18-March 6. Moved to Savannah, thence to Pittsburg Landing, Tenn., March 6-25. Battle of Shiloh, Tenn., April 6-7. Mostly captured. Regiment consolidated into four Companies and organized with remnants of the 2nd, 7th, 12th and 14th Iowa Infantry into a body known as the Union Brigade, Army of the Tennessee. Advance on and siege of Corinth, Miss., April 29-May 30. Pursuit to Booneville May 31-June 6. Duty at Corinth until October. March to Iuka September 18-20. Battle of Corinth, Miss., October 3-4. Pursuit to Ruckersville October 5-12. The several detachments of Regiment concentrated at Camp Butler, Ill., in December, 1862, and on duty guarding prisoners until June, 1863. Ordered to Cairo, Ill. Garrison duty at Cairo and Mound City, Ill., Paducah and Mayfield, Ky., until January, 1864. Action at Mayfield November 2, 1863. Skirmish Obion River, near Union City, Tenn., November 19, 1863 (Cos. "G," "H," "I," "K"). Ordered to Vicksburg, Miss., January 21. Meridian Campaign February 3-March 2. Red River Campaign March 10-May 12. Fort DeRussy March 14. Occupation of Alexandria March 16. Battle of Pleasant Hill April 9. Natchitoches April 20-21. About Cloutiersville April 22-24. At Alexandria April 26-May 13. Retreat to Morganza May 13-20. Mansura May 16. Yellow Bayou May 18. Moved to Vicksburg, Miss.; thence to Memphis, Tenn., May 22-June 10. Lake Chicot, Ark., June 6. Defeat of Marmaduke. Smith's Expedition to Tupelo, Miss., July 5-21. Near Camargo's Cross Roads July 13. Harrisburg, near Tupelo, July 14-15. Old Town (or Tishamingo Creek), July 15. Smith's Expedition to Oxford, Miss., August 1-31, 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. Expedition from Eastport to Iuka January 9, 1865. Movement to New Orleans, La., February 8-26; thence to Dauphin Island, Ala., 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. Duty at Montgomery and in the District of Alabama until April, 1866. Mustered out April 15, 1866.
Regiment lost during service 8 Officers and 75 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 4 Officers and 211 Enlisted men by disease. Total 298.

59th Regiment Infantry


Organized at St. Louis, Mo., as 9th Missouri Infantry, September 18, 1861 (Cos. "A," "B," "C" at Cape Girardeau from August 6, 1861). Regiment moved to Jefferson Barracks, Mo., September 21, 1861; thence to Booneville, Mo., September 30. Attached to Kelton's Brigade, Pope's Division, Fremont's Army of the West, to November, 1861. Department of Missouri to February, 1862. (Designation of Regiment changed to 59th Illinois Infantry February 12, 1862.) 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, Army of Southwest Missouri, to June, 1862. 1st Brigade, 4th Division, Army of Mississippi, to September, 1862. 30th Brigade, 9th Division, Army of the Ohio, to October, 1862. 30th Brigade, 9th Division, 3rd Corps, Army of the Ohio, to November, 1862. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, Right Wing 14th Army Corps, Army of the Cumberland, to January, 1863. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 20th Army Corps, Army of the Cumberland, to October, 1863. 2d Brigade, 1st Division, 4th Corps, October, 1863. 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 4th Army Corps, to May 1864. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 4th Army Corps, to August, 1864. 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 4th Army Corps, August, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 4th Army Corps, to August, 1865. Department of Texas to December, 1865.

SERVICE.--Fremont's advance on Springfield, Mo., October 13-November 3, 1861. March to Syracuse November 9-17, thence to LaMine River December 7 and to Georgetown, Mo., December 15. To LaMine Bridge December 23 and duty there until January 25, 1862. Curtis' advance on Springfield, Mo., January 25-February 11. Campaign against Price February and March. Battles of Pea Ridge, Ark., March 6-8. March to Sugar Creek March 10, thence to Cross Timbers. March to Batesville April 5-May 3. Moved to Cape Girardeau, Mo., thence to Pittsburg Landing, Tenn., May 11-24. Advance on and siege of Corinth, Miss., May 26-30. Pursuit to Booneville June 1-16. Duty at Jacinto, Miss., until August 4. Reconnaissance to Bay Springs, Miss., August 4-7. Bay Springs August 5. March to Murfreesboro, Tenn., August 8-September 1, thence to Louisville, Ky., in pursuit of Bragg, September 3-26. Pursuit of Bragg into Kentucky October 1-15. Battle of Perryville, Ky., October 8. Lancaster October 15. March to Nashville, Tenn., October 17-November 7 and duty there until December 26. Wilson's Creek Pike December 25. Advance on Murfreesboro, Tenn., December 26-30. Nolensville, Knob Gap, November 26. Triune December 27. Battle of Stone's River December 30-31, 1862, and January 1-3, 1863. At Murfreesboro until June. Reconnaissance to 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 the Cumberland Mountains and Tennessee River and Chickamauga (Ga.) Campaign August 16-September 22. Guard supply trains over Mountain in rear of Bragg's army during battle of Chickamauga. Siege of Chattanooga, Tenn., September 24-October 27. Reopening Tennessee River October 26-29. Chattanooga-Ringgold Campaign November 23-27. Battles of Lookout Mountain November 23-24. Mission Ridge November 25. Taylor's Ridge, Ringgold Gap, November 27. At Whiteside, Ala., until January 27, 1864. Regiment veteranized January 12, 1864. Veterans on furlough January 27-March 19. Moved to Cleveland, Tenn., and duty there until May. Atlanta (Ga.) Campaign May 1 to September 8, 1864. Tunnel Hill May 6-7. Demonstration on Rocky Faced Ridge May 8-11. Buzzard's Roost Gap May 8-9. Demonstration against Dalton May 9-13. Battle of Resaca May 14-15. 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. 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. Flank movement on Jonesboro August 25-80. Red Oak August 28-29. Rough and Ready August 31. Battle of Jonesboro August 31-September 1. Lovejoy Station September 2-6. Pursuit of Hood, into Alabama, October 3-26. Nashville Campaign November-December. Columbia, Duck River, November 24-27. Battle of Franklin November 30. Battle of Nashville December 15-16. Pursuit of Hood, to the Tennessee River, December 17-28. Moved to Huntsville, Ala., and duty there until March, 1865. Expedition to Bull's Gap and operations in East Tennessee March 15-April 22. At Nashville, Tenn., until June. Moved to New Orleans, La., June 16, thence to Indianola, Texas, July 7. Duty at San Antonio and at New Braunfels, Texas, until December. Mustered out December 8, 1865.
Regiment lost during service 4 Officers and 105 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 4 Officers and 117 Enlisted men by disease. Total 230.

60th Regiment Infantry


Organized at Camp Dubels, Anna, Ill., and mustered in February 17, 1862. Moved to Cairo, Ill., February 22, 1862, thence to Island No. 10, Mississippi River, March 14. Attached to District of Cairo to March, 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, 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 July, 1865.

SERVICE.--Operations against Island Number 10, Mississippi River, March 14-April 8. Return to Columbus, Ky., and Cairo, Ill., thence moved to Hamburg Landing, Tenn., May 7-12. Advance on and siege of Corinth, Miss., May 12-30. Pursuit to Booneville May 31-June 12. 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, Tenn., until July 20, 1863. Skirmish at Edgefield November 7, 1862. Skirmish near Nashville January 3, 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 (Detachment). Moved to Waldron's Ridge, thence to Kelly's Ferry and guard lines of transportation until January, 1864. Chattanooga-Ringgold Campaign November 23-27, 1863. Chickamauga Station November 26. March to relief of Knoxville, Tenn., November 28-December 24. At Rossville, Ga., until May, 1864. Demonstration on Dalton, Ga., February 22-27, 1864, Tunnel Hill, Buzzard's Roost and Rocky Faced Ridge February 23-25. Atlanta (Ga.) Campaign May 1-September 8. Near Tunnel Hill May 5. 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 or Vining Station July 4. Chattahoochie River May 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 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. Siege of Savannah December 10-21. Campaign of the Carolinas January to April, 1865. Fayetteville, N. C., March 13. Averysboro, Taylor's Hole Creek, 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. Moved to Louisville, Ky., June 12. Provost guard at headquarters 14th Army Corps until July 31. Mustered out July 31, 1865.
Regiment lost during service 2 Officers and 44 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 4 Officers and 225 Enlisted men by disease. Total 275.

61st Regiment Infantry


Organized at Carrollton, Ill., and mustered in February 5, 1862. Moved to Benton Barracks, Mo., February 21, and duty there until March 26. Moved to Pittsburg Landing, Tenn., March 26-30. Attached to 2nd Brigade, 6th Division, Army of the Tennessee, to April, 1862. 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, Army Tennessee, to July, 1862. 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, District of Jackson, Tenn., to September, 1862. Unattached, District of Jackson, Tenn., to November, 1862. Post of Bolivar, District of Jackson, Tenn., 13th Army Corps (Old), Dept. of the Tennessee, to December, 1862. Post of Bolivar, District of Jackson, 16th Army Corps, to March, 1863. 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 16th Army Corps, to May, 1863. 1st Brigade, Kimball's Provisional Division, 16th Army Corps, to July, 1863. 1st Brigade, KimbalI's Division, District of Eastern Arkansas, 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 May, 1864. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 7th Army Corps, August, 1864. Veteran furlough, Dept. of Missouri, October-November, 1864. Veterans. 1st Brigade, Nashville and Chattanooga R. R., Dept. of the Cumberland, to February, 1865. Veterans, Unattached, 4th Division, 20th Army Corps, Dept. of the Cumberland, to March, 1865. 2nd Sub-District, Middle Tennessee, Dept. of the Cumberland, to September, 1865.

SERVICE.--Battle of Shiloh, Tenn., April 6-7, 1862. Advance on and siege of Corinth, Miss., April 29-May 30. Moved to Bethel, thence to Jackson and Bolivar, Tenn., June 6-17. Duty at Bolivar until May, 1863. March to support of Rosecrans, at Iuka, Miss., September 16-22: 1862. Grant's Central Mississippi Campaign. Operations against Forest, in West Tennessee, December 18, 1862-January 3, 1863. Action at Salem Cemetery, near Jackson, December 19, 1862. Moved to Memphis, Tenn., thence to Vicksburg, Miss., May 31-June 3, 1863 Expedition up the Yazoo to Satartia June 2.8. Action at Satartia, Mechanicsburg, June 4 Moved to Haines'. Bluff June 6. Siege of Vicksburg Miss., June 9-July 4. Moved to Black River Bridge July 17, thence to Helena, Ark., July 27-31. Steele's Expedition against Little Rock, Ark., August 1-September  10. Bayou Fourche and capture of Little Rock September 19. Duty at Little Rock and Duvall's Bluff Ark., until August, 1864. Expedition to Clarendon, Ark. June 25-29, 1864. Action at Clarendon June 25-26. Veterans on furlough August 14 to September. Company "K" Joined Regiment from Camp Butler, Ill., March 20 1864, and remained with Recruits at Duvall's Bluff Ark., until February, 1865. Joined Regiment at Murfreesboro, Tenn., February 4, 1865. Veterans halted at St. Louis while returning to Arkansas. Companies "B," "D" and "G" guard river at Chester, Ill., until October 14, then Joined Regiment at St. Louis. March through Missouri In pursuit of Price October 16-November 6. Moved to Paducah, Ky., November 6-11 thence to Nashville and Murfreesboro, Tenn., November 24-28. Action at Overall's Creek December 4 Hood's attack on Murfreesboro December 5-12. Wilkinson's Pike, near Murfreesboro, "The Cedars," December 7. Action with Forest near Murfreesboro December 15. Duty at Murfreesboro until March 21 1865. Moved to Franklin, Tenn., and duty there until September. Mustered out at Nashville, Tenn., September 8 and discharged at Camp Butler, Ill., September 27, 1865.
Regiment lost during service 3 Officers and 34 En listed men killed and mortally wounded and 4 Officers and 183 Enlisted men by disease. Total 224.


62nd Regiment Infantry


Organized at Camp Dubois, Anna, Ill., April 10, 1862 Moved to Cairo, II1., April 22, thence to Paducah, Ky., May 7 and to Columbus, Ky., June 7, 1862. Attached to District of Columbus, Ky., District of West Tennessee, to September, 1862. District of Jackson, Tenn., to November, 1862. District of Jackson, Tenn., 13th Army Corps (Old), Dept. of the Tennessee, to December, 1862 1st Brigade, District of Jackson, Tenn., 16th Army Corps, to March, 1863. 3rd Brigade, 3rd Division, 16th Army Corps. to August, 1863. True's Brigade, Arkansas Expedition, to January, 1864. Unattached, 2nd Division, 7th Army Corps, Dept. of Arkansas, to May, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, 7th Army Corps, to July, 1865. Fort Gibson, Cherokee Nation, Dept. of Arkansas, to March, 1866.

SERVICE.--Assigned to duty in Tennessee as railroad guard on Mobile and Ohio R. R., near Crockett's Station, headquarters at Kenton, until December, 1862. Moved to Jackson, Tenn., thence to Grand Junction and Holly Springs and return to Jackson, Tenn., December 7-16. Operations against Forest in West Tennessee December 18, 1862-January 3, 1863. Action at Salem Cemetery, near Jackson, December 19, 1862. Holly Springs, Miss., December 20 (Detachment). Detachment captured. Duty at Jackson, Tenn., until April 18, 1863. Moved to LaGrange, Tenn., April 18, and duty there until August. Moved to Memphis, Tenn., thence to Helena, Ark., August 19-28. Steele's Campaign against Little Rock, Ark., August 28-September 10. Bayou Fourche and capture of Little Rock September 10. Duty at Little Rock until April 25, 1864, and at Pine Bluff until July 28, 1865. Veterans on furlough August 12 to November 25, 1864. Moved to Fort Gibson, Cherokee Nation, July 28, 1865, and duty there until March, 1866. Mustered out March 6, 1866.
Regiment lost during service 3 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 9 Officers and 251 Enlisted men by disease. Total 263.

63rd Regiment Infantry


Organized at Camp Dubois, Anna, II1., and mustered in April 10, 1862. Moved to Cairo, Ill., April 27, 1862. Attached to District of Cairo, Ill., until September, 1862 4th Brigade, 1st Division, District of Jackson, Tenn., 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, to January, 1863. District of Memphis, Tenn., 16th Army Corps, to March, 1863. 4th Brigade, District of Memphis, 5th Division, 16th Army Corps, to May, 1863. Detached Brigade, District of Northeast Louisiana, to June, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 6th Division, 17th Army Corps, to July, 1863. 1st Brigade, 7th Division, 17th Army Corps, to September, 1863. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 17th Army Corps, to December, 1863. 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 15th Army Corps, to April, 1865. 2nd Brigade, 4th Division, 15th Army Corps, to July, 1865.

SERVICE.--Duty at Cairo, II1., until July 12, 1862. Moved to Columbus, Ky., thence to Jackson, Tenn., August 4, and duty there until November 10. Grant's Central Mississippi Campaign November 10, 1862, to January 10, 1863. Reconnaissance from LaGrange November 8-9, 1862. Duty at LaGrange, Tenn., until May 10, 1863. Burning of Hopewell February 19, 1863 (Cos. "C," "D," "E," "F"). Moved to Vicksburg, Miss., May 10-17. Siege of Vicksburg May 21-July 4. Expedition from Young's Point, La., to Richmond, La., June 14-16. Action at Richmond June 15. Post duty at Vicksburg, Miss., July 5 to September 12. Moved to Helena, Ark., September 12, thence to Memphis, and march to Chattanooga, Tenn., September 28-November 20. Operations on Memphis and Charleston R. R. in Alabama October 20-29. Chattanooga-Ringgold Campaign November 23-27. Tunnel Hill November 24-25. Mission Ridge November 25. Pursuit to Ringgold, Ga., November 26-27. Moved to Bridgeport, Ala., December 8, thence to Huntsville, Ala., December 21-26, and duty there until May, 1864. Regiment veteranize January 1, 1864. Veterans on furlough April 3-May 21. Moved to Triune, Tennessee River, May 23, thence to Huntsville June 15, and to Kingston June 23. Railroad guard duty between Chattanooga and Atlanta until November 11. 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 2-5. South Edisto River February 9. North Edisto River February 11-12. Columbia February 15-17. West's Cross Roads, S.C., February 25. Lynch's Creek February 25-26. 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. Moved to Louisville, Ky., June 3-6. Mustered out July 13, 1865.
Regiment lost during service 5 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 4 Officers and 135 Enlisted men by disease. Total 144.

 

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

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