9th Illinois Volunteer Infantry Regiment (3 Months)
|9th Illinois Volunteer Infantry Regiment
|Active||April 26, 1861–July 26, 1861|
|Engagements||American Civil War|
|Disbanded||July 26, 1861|
The infantry regiment was organized at Springfield, Illinois and mustered in by Captain John Pope, United States Army, on April 26th, 1861 for a three-month service. The regiment was moved to Cairo, Illinois for garrison duty until July, 1861. It was then attached to Prentiss' Brigade. Companies "C" and "H" formed part of an expedition from Cairo to Little River on June 22nd and 23rd. By the time the regiment was mustered out on July 26th, 1861, they had lost nine to disease.
- Dyer (1959), Volume 3 p. 1,047.