List of Illinois Civil War units

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Infantry units[edit]

In recognition of Illinois’ six regiments' service in the Mexican War, regimental numbers for infantry in the Civil War began at seven.

The (First) Scotch Regiment
The (First) Scotch Regiment
The Irish 'Brigade' aka "The First Irish"
(First) Hecker Regiment
The Normal Regiment
The Rock River Rifles
The Fox River Regiment
The Fremont Rifles or Illinois Greyhounds
Yates' Phalanx
First Douglas Regt
Koerner Regiment
Northwestern Rifles
Washburn Lead Mine Regiment
Blind Half-Hundred
Chicago Legion
Canton Rifles
National Guards
Lyon Color Guard
(Formerly the 9th Missouri Volunteers)
Yates Sharpshooters
The Highlanders, The Highland Regt, The 2nd Scotch Regiment
3 Month Regiment
3 Month Regiment
3 Month Regiment
3 Month Regiment
3 Month Regiment
1st Chicago Board of Trade Regiment
Persimmon Regiment or Preacher's Regiment
Second Hecker Regiment
2nd Chicago Board of Trade Regiment
The Railroad Regiment
Excelsiors or Excelsior Regiment
100 Day Regiment
100 Day Regiment
100 Day Regiment
100 Day Regiment
100 Day Regiment
100 Day Regiment
100 Day Regiment
100 Day Regiment - was reformed and served somewhat longer
100 Day Regiment
100 Day Regiment
100 Day Regiment
100 Day Regiment

Cavalry units[edit]

Named Units

Mounted infantry units[edit]

Artillery units[edit]


Named Units

See also[edit]

References[edit]

Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Illinois. This series of books give an overview of all military units provided the State of Illinois and listing of rosters of each unit.