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99th Illinois Volunteer Infantry Regiment

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Country  United States
Type  Infantry
Allegiance  Union
99th Illinois Volunteer Infantry Regiment
Active  August 23, 1862 (1862-08-23) – August 9, 1865 (1865-08-09)
Engagements  American Civil War Battle of Port Gibson Battle of Champion Hill Battle of Big Black River Siege of Vicksburg Siege of Jackson Fort Blakely

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

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Service

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

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.

Commanders

  • Colonel George W.K. Bailey - Mustered out December 16, 1864.
  • References

    99th Illinois Volunteer Infantry Regiment Wikipedia


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