99th Illinois Volunteer Infantry Regiment

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99th Regiment Illinois Volunteer Infantry
Flag of Illinois (1915-1969).svg
Former Illinoisan state flag
Active August 23, 1862 (1862-08-23) – August 9, 1865 (1865-08-09)
Country  United States
Allegiance Union
Type Infantry

American Civil War

The 99th Regiment Illinois Volunteer Infantry was an infantry regiment that served in the Union Army during the American Civil War.


The 99th Illinois Infantry was organized at Florence, Illinois and mustered into Federal service on August 23, 1862.

The regiment was mustered out on July 31, 1865 and discharged at Springfield, Illinois on August 9, 1865.

Total strength and casualties[edit]

The regiment suffered 4 officers and 47 enlisted men who were killed in action or who died of their wounds 1 officer and 120 enlisted men who died of disease, for a total of 172 fatalities.[1]


  • Colonel George W.K. Bailey - Mustered out December 16, 1864.[2]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ http://www.civilwararchive.com/Unreghst/unilinf8.htm#99th 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/099-fs.htm Illinois in the Cvil war website after Illinois Adjutant General's muster rolls