10th Illinois Volunteer Infantry Regiment (3 Year)
|1oth Illinois Infantry Regiment|
|Active||July 29, 1861 – July 11, 1865|
|Disbanded||July 11, 1865|
|Colonel||James D. Morgan|
The 10th Illinois Infantry was mustered into state service at Dixon, Illinois, on April 21, 1861, and mustered into Federal service on May 24, 1861, for a three-year enlistment. The regiment saw service at the Battle of Island Number Ten, the Battle of Resaca, the Battle of Kennesaw Mountain, the March to the Sea and the Carolinas Campaign. The regiment was mustered out on July 4, 1865, and discharged at Chicago, Illinois, on July 11, 1865.
Total strength and casualties
The regiment suffered 2 officers and 48 enlisted men killed in action or mortally wounded and 136 enlisted men who died of disease, for a total of 186 fatalities.
- Colonel James D. Morgan - promoted to brigadier general on July 17, 1862
- Colonel John Tillson - discharged with the regiment
- http://www.civilwararchive.com/Unreghst/unilinf1.htm 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/010-fs.htm Illinois in the Cvil war website after Illinois Adjutant General's muster rolls