77th Illinois Volunteer Infantry Regiment
|77th Regiment Illinois Volunteer Infantry|
Illinois state flag
|Active||September 3, 1862 to July 10, 1865|
|Engagements||Battle of Port Gibson
Siege of Vicksburg
Battle of Champion Hill
Red River Campaign
77th Regiment Illinois was organized at Peoria, Illinois and mustered into Federal service on September 3, 1862.
The regiment was discharged from service on July 10, 1865.
Total strength and casualties
The regiment suffered 2 officers and 66 enlisted men who were killed in action or mortally wounded and 1 officer and 137 enlisted men who died of disease, for a total of 206 fatalities.
- Colonel Charles Ballance - Declined commission.
- Colonel David Grier - Mustered out with the regiment.
- http://www.civilwararchive.com/Unreghst/unilinf5.htm#77th 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/077-fs.htm Illinois in the Civil War website after Illinois Adjutant General's muster rolls
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