100th Illinois Volunteer Infantry Regiment
|100th Regiment Illinois Volunteer Infantry|
Illinois state flag
|Active||August 30, 1862 – June 15, 1865|
|Disbanded||June 15, 1865|
The 100th Illinois Infantry was organized at Joliet, Illinois, and mustered into Federal service on August 30, 1862. The regiment was mustered out on June 12, 1865, and discharged at Chicago, Illinois, on June 15, 1865.
Total strength and casualties
The regiment suffered 7 officers and 73 enlisted men who were killed in action or who died of their wounds and 134 enlisted men who died of disease, for a total of 214 fatalities.
- Colonel Frederick A. Bartleson - killed in action at the Battle of Kennesaw Mountain on June 23, 1864.
- Lieutenant Colonel Charles M. Hammond - Mustered out with the regiment.
- http://www.civilwararchive.com/Unreghst/unilinf8.htm#100th 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/100-fs.htm Illinois in the Cvil war website after Illinois Adjutant General's muster rolls
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