147th Illinois Volunteer Infantry Regiment

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147th Regiment Illinois Volunteer Infantry
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Illinois state flag
Active February 18, 1865 to January 20, 1866
Country United States
Allegiance Union
Branch Infantry

The 147th Regiment Illinois Volunteer Infantry was an infantry regiment that served in the Union Army during the American Civil War.

Service[edit]

The 147th Illinois Infantry was organized at Chicago, Illinois and mustered into Federal service on February 18, 1865 for a one year enlistment. The 147th served in garrisons and operated against guerillas in Georgia.

The regiment was mustered out of service on January 20, 1866.

Total strength and casualties[edit]

The regiment suffered 3 enlisted men killed in action or mortally wounded, and 31 enlisted men who died of disease for a total of 34 fatalities.[1]

Commanders[edit]

  • Colonel Hiram F. Sickles - mustered out with the regiment.[2]

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.civilwararchive.com/Unreghst/unilif11.htm#147th The Civil War Archive website after Dyer, Frederick Henry. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion. 3 vols. New York: Thomas Yoseloff, 1959.
  2. ^ http://www.rootsweb.com/~ilcivilw/f&s/147-fs.htm Illinois in the Civil War website after Illinois Adjutant General's muster rolls

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