130th Illinois Volunteer Infantry Regiment
|130th Regiment Illinois Volunteer Infantry|
Illinois state flag
|Active||October 25, 1862, to August 15, 1865|
|Engagements||Battle of Champion Hill
Battle of Big Black River Bridge
Siege of Vicksburg
The regiment was mustered out of service on August 15, 1865.
Total strength and casualties
The regiment suffered 2 officers and 18 enlisted men who were killed in action or who died of their wounds and 4 officers and 153 enlisted men who died of disease, for a total of 177 fatalities.
- Colonel Nathaniel Niles - resigned on May 6, 1864
- Major Jacob W. Wilkin, future Justice of the Supreme Court of Illinois
- Lieutenant Colonel John B. Reid - mustered out with the regiment
- http://www.civilwararchive.com/Unreghst/unilif10.htm#130th 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/130-fs.htm Illinois in the Civil War website after Illinois Adjutant General's muster rolls
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