29th Illinois Volunteer Infantry Regiment
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|29th Regiment Illinois Volunteer Infantry|
Illinois state flag
|Active||August 19, 1861 to November 6, 1865|
|Engagements||Fort Donelson, Battle of Shiloh, Siege of Corinth & Vicksburg|
The regiment was mustered out on November 6, 1865.
Total strength and casualties
The regiment suffered 5 officers and 70 enlisted men who were killed in action or who died of their wounds and 3 officers and 222 enlisted men who died of disease, for a total of 300 fatalities.
- Colonel James S. Rearden
- Colonel Mason Brayman
- Colonel Charles M. Ferrill
- Colonel Loren Kent - Mustered out with the regiment.
- http://www.civilwararchive.com/Unreghst/unilinf3.htm#29th The Civil War Archive website after Dyer, Frederick Henry. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion. 3 vols. New York: Thomas Yoseloff, 1959.
- http://www.rootsweb.com/~ilcivilw/f&s/029-fs.htm Illinois in the Civil War website after Illinois Adjutant General's muster rolls
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