93rd Illinois Volunteer Infantry Regiment

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93rd Regiment Illinois Volunteer Infantry
Flag of Illinois.svg
Illinois flag
Active October 13, 1862 to July 7, 1865
Country United States
Allegiance Union
Branch Infantry
Engagements Battle of Port Gibson
Battle of Raymond
Battle of Jackson
Battle of Champion Hill
Siege of Vicksburg
Siege of Jackson
Battle of Allatoona
Battle of Bentonville

The 93rd Regiment Illinois Volunteer Infantry was an infantry regiment that served in the Union Army during the American Civil War.

Service[edit]

The 93rd Illinois Infantry was mustered into state service at Chicago, Illinois and mustered into Federal service on October 13, 1862.

The regiment was mustered out on June 23, 1865 and discharged at Chicago, Illinois on July 7, 1865.

Total strength and casualties[edit]

The regiment suffered 4 officers and 147 enlisted men who were killed in action or who died of their wounds and 1 officer and 147 enlisted men who died of disease, for a total of 294 fatalities.[1]

Commanders[edit]

  • Colonel Holden Putnam - killed November 25, 1863.[2]

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.civilwararchive.com/Unreghst/unilinf8.htm#93rd 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/093-fs.htm Illinois in the Cvil war website after Illinois Adjutant General's muster rolls

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