99th Illinois Volunteer Infantry Regiment

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99th Regiment Illinois Volunteer Infantry
Flag of Illinois.svg
Illinois flag
ActiveAugust 23, 1862 to August 9, 1865
CountryUnited States
AllegianceUnion
BranchInfantry
EquipmentBattle of Port Gibson
Battle of Champion Hill
Battle of Big Black River
Siege of Vicksburg
Siege of Jackson
Fort Blakely
 
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99th Regiment Illinois Volunteer Infantry
Flag of Illinois.svg
Illinois flag
ActiveAugust 23, 1862 to August 9, 1865
CountryUnited States
AllegianceUnion
BranchInfantry
EquipmentBattle of Port Gibson
Battle of Champion Hill
Battle of Big Black River
Siege of Vicksburg
Siege of Jackson
Fort Blakely

The 99th Regiment Illinois Volunteer Infantry was an infantry regiment that served in the Union Army during the American Civil War.

Service[edit]

The 99th Illinois Infantry was organized at Florence, Illinois and mustered into Federal service on August 23, 1862.

The regiment was mustered out on July 31, 1865 and discharged at Springfield, Illinois on August 9, 1865.

Total strength and casualties[edit]

The regiment suffered 4 officers and 47 enlisted men who were killed in action or who died of their wounds 1 officer and 120 enlisted men who died of disease, for a total of 172 fatalities.[1]

Commanders[edit]

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Notes[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.civilwararchive.com/Unreghst/unilinf8.htm#99th The Civil War Archive website after Dyer, Frederick Henry. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion. 3 vols. New York: Thomas Yoseloff, 1959.
  2. ^ http://www.rootsweb.com/~ilcivilw/f&s/099-fs.htm Illinois in the Cvil war website after Illinois Adjutant General's muster rolls

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