32nd Illinois Volunteer Infantry Regiment

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32nd Regiment Illinois Volunteer Infantry
Flag of Illinois.svg
Illinois state flag
Active December 31, 1861, to September 16, 1865
Country United States
Allegiance Union
Branch Infantry
Engagements Battle of Shiloh
Battle of Champion's Hill
Battle of Big Black River
Siege of Vicksburg
Battle of Kennesaw Mountain
Battle of Atlanta
Battle of Jonesboro
March to the Sea
Battle of Bentonville

The 32nd Regiment Illinois Volunteer Infantry was an infantry regiment that served in the Union Army during the American Civil War.

Service[edit]

The 32nd Illinois Infantry was organized at Camp Butler, Illinois and mustered into Federal service on December 31, 1861.

The regiment was mustered out on September 16, 1865, at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas.

Total strength and casualties[edit]

The regiment suffered 8 officers and 90 enlisted men who were killed in action or who died of their wounds and 3 officer and 168 enlisted men who died of disease, for a total of 268 fatalities.[1]

Commanders[edit]

Lieutenant Colonel William Hunter

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.civilwararchive.com/Unreghst/unilinf3.htm#32nd 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/032-fs.htm Illinois in the Civil War website after Illinois Adjutant General's muster rolls

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