49th Illinois Volunteer Infantry Regiment
|49th Regiment Illinois Volunteer Infantry|
Illinois state flag
|Active||December 31, 1861, to September 9, 1865|
|Engagements||Capture of Fort Donelson
Battle of Shiloh
Battle of Pleasant Hill
Battle of Nashville
The regiment was mustered out on September 9, 1865.
Total strength and casualties
The regiment suffered 7 officers and 72 enlisted men who were killed in action or mortally wounded and 5 officers and 170 enlisted men who died of disease, for a total of 254 fatalities.
- Colonel William Ralls Morrison - resigned on December 13, 1862.
- Colonel William A. Thrush - mustered out with the regiment.
- Colonel Phineas Pease
- http://www.civilwararchive.com/Unreghst/unilinf4.htm#49th 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/049-fs.htm Illinois in the Civil War website after Illinois Adjutant General's muster rolls
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