73rd Illinois Volunteer Infantry Regiment
|73rd Regiment Illinois Volunteer Infantry|
Illinois state flag
|Active||August 21, 1862 to June 10, 1865|
|Engagements||Battle of Perryville
Battle of Stone's River
Siege of Chattanooga
Battle of Kennesaw Mountain
Battle of Jonesboro
Battle of Franklin
Battle of Nashville
73rd Regiment Illinois was organized at Camp Butler, Illinois and mustered into Federal service on August 21, 1862.
The regiment was discharged from service on June 10, 1865.
Total strength and casualties
The regiment suffered 5 officers and 109 enlisted men who were killed in action or mortally wounded and 167 enlisted men who died of disease, for a total of 281 fatalities.
- Union Regimental Histories. Illinois. The Civil War Archive website, after Dyer, Frederick Henry. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion. 3 vols. New York: Thomas Yoseloff, 1959.
- Illinois in the Civil War website after Illinois Adjutant General's muster rolls
- A history of the Seventy-third Regiment of Illinois Infantry Volunteers (1890) on the Internet Archive
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