14th Illinois Volunteer Infantry Regiment
|14th Regiment Illinois Volunteer Infantry (3 Year)|
|Active||May 25, 1861 – September 18, 1865|
|Engagements||Battle of Shiloh
Battle of Hatchie's Bridge
Siege of Vicksburg
Battle of Bentonville
The 14th Illinois Infantry was mustered into Federal service for a three-year enlistment on May 25, 1861, at Jacksonville, Illinois.
The regiment was consolidated with 15th Illinois Infantry on July 1, 1864, as the 14th and 15th Battalion Illinois Volunteer Infantry but reorganized as the 14th Illinois on April 28, 1865.
Total strength and casualties
The regiment suffered 62 enlisted soldiers killed in action or mortally wounded and 1 officer and 160 enlisted who died of disease, for a total of 223 fatalities.
- Colonel John M. Palmer - promoted to brigadier general.
- Colonel Cyrus Hall
- Lt.Colonel William Cam(m)
- 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/014-fs.htm Illinois in the Cvil war website after Illinois Adjutant General's muster rolls
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