101st Illinois Volunteer Infantry Regiment
|101st Illinois Regiment Infantry|
|Active||September 2, 1862 – June 21, 1865|
|Disbanded||June 21, 1865|
The 101st Illinois Infantry was organized at Jacksonville, Illinois, and mustered into Federal service on September 2, 1862. The regiment was mustered out on June 7, 1865, and discharged at Springfield, Illinois, on June 21, 1865.
Total strength and casualties
The regiment suffered 3 officers and 47 enlisted men who were killed in action or who died of their wounds and 1 officer and 118 enlisted men who died of disease, for a total of 169 fatalities.
- Colonel Charles H. Fox – Resigned May 1, 1864.
- Lieutenant Colonel John B. Lesage – Mustered out with the regiment.
Notable regiment members
- Major Napoleon Bonaparte Brown
- Dyer, (1959), p. 1,089.
- Dyer, (1959), p. 1,090.
- http://www.rootsweb.com/~ilcivilw/f&s/101-fs.htm Illinois in the Cvil war website after Illinois Adjutant General's muster rolls