113th Illinois Infantry Regiment
|113th Regiment Illinois Volunteer Infantry|
|Active||October 1, 1862 - June 20, 1865|
|Engagements||American Civil War|
|Colonel George Blaikie Hoge|
The regiment was attached to 1st Brigade, District of Memphis, Tennessee, Right Wing, XIII Corps, Department of the Tennessee, November 1862. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, District of Memphis, XIII Corps, to December 1862. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, Sherman's Yazoo Expedition to January 1863. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, XV Corps, Army of the Tennessee, to August 1863. 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, XVI Corps, to November 1863. Post of Corinth, Mississippi, 2nd Division, XVI Corps, to January 1864. 2nd Brigade, District of Memphis, Tennessee, XVI Corps, to June 1864. 2nd Brigade, Sturgis' Expedition, June 1864. 1st Brigade, Post of Memphis, District of West Tennessee, to February 1865. Unattached, Post of Memphis, District of West Tennessee, to June 1865.
The 113th Illinois Infantry mustered out of service on June 20, 1865.
The regiment lost a total of 303 men during service; 1 officer and 25 enlisted men killed or mortally wounded, 4 officers and 273 enlisted men died of disease.
|Date||Battle or Event|
|November 6, 1862||Ordered to Memphis, Tennessee|
|November 26 – December 12, 1862||Grant's Central Mississippi Campaign. "Tallahatchie March"|
|December 20, 1862 – January 2, 1863||Sherman's Yazoo Expedition|
|December 26–28, 1862||Chickasaw Bayou|
|December 29, 1862||Chickasaw Bluff|
|January 3–10, 1863||Expedition to Arkansas Post, Arkansas|
|January 10–11, 1863||Assault and capture of Fort Hindman, Arkansas Post (Companies C, D, F, I, and K detached to guard prisoners sent north after Arkansas Post, and retained in Illinois on guard duty until October 1864, when they rejoined the regiment at Memphis, Tennessee)|
|January 17–22, 1863||Moved to Young's Point, Louisiana and duty there until March|
|March 14–27, 1863||Expedition to Rolling Fork, Mississippi, via Muddy, Steele's and Black Bayous and Deer Creek|
|March 22, 1863||Near Deer Creek|
|April 19 – May 2, 1863||Demonstration on Haines' and Drumgould's Bluffs|
|May 2–14, 1863||Movement to Jackson, Mississippi, via Grand Gulf|
|May 14, 1863||Jackson|
|May 16, 1863||Champion Hill|
|May 18 – July 4, 1863||Siege of Vicksburg, Mississippi|
|May 19 & 22, 1863||Assaults on Vicksburg|
|July 4, 1863||Surrender of Vicksburg|
|July 4–10, 1863||Advance on Jackson, Mississippi|
|July 10–17, 1863||Siege of Jackson|
|July 17, 1863–January 1864||Ordered to Memphis, Tennessee, then to Corinth, Mississippi, and post duty there|
|January 1864–June 1865||At Memphis, Tennessee|
|June 1–13, 1865||Sturgis' Expedition into Mississippi|
|June 10, 1865||Near Colliersville, Tennessee|
|June 10, 1865||Brice's (or Tishamingo) Creek, near Guntown, Mississippi|
|June 11, 1865||Ripley|
|August 21, 1865||Repulse of Forrest's attack on Memphis|
|October 10, 1865||Eastport|
- Sergeant James Henry, Company B - Medal of Honor recipient for action at Vicksburg, May 22, 1863
- Sergeant John S. Darrough, Company F - Medal of Honor recipient for action at Eastport, Mississippi, October 10, 1864
- Corporal Elisha Johns, Company B - Medal of Honor recipient for action at Vicksburg, May 22, 1863
- Private William W. Burritt, Company G - Medal of Honor recipient for action at Vicksburg, April 27, 1863
- Private Newton T. Gould, Company G - Medal of Honor recipient for action at Vicksburg, May 22, 1863
- Private Jacob C. Miller, Company G - Medal of Honor recipient for action at Vicksburg, May 22, 1863
- Dyer, Frederick H. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion (Des Moines, IA: Dyer Pub. Co.), 1908.
- Kellogg, John Jackson. War Experiences and the Story of the Vicksburg Campaign from "Milliken's Bend" to July 4, 1863; Being an Accurate and Graphic Account of Campaign Events Taken from the Diary of Capt. J.J. Kellogg, of Co. B 113th Illinois Volunteer Infantry (Washington, IA: Evening Journal), 1913.
- McCarty, Terry M. and Margaret A.,The Chatfield Story: Civil War Letters and Diaries of Private Edward L. Chatfield of the 113th Illinois Volunteers (North Charleston, SC: BookSurge and CreateSpace Publications), 2009, 2010. ISBN 1-4196-9722-6; ISBN 978-1-4196-9722-7
- Woolworth, Solomon. Experiences in the Civil War (Newark, NJ: s.n.), 1903.
- This article contains text from a text now in the public domain: Dyer, Frederick H. (1908). A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion. Des Moines, IA: Dyer Publishing Co.