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Illinois 21st Infantry, Company A (Union)

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Company mustered in on June 28th, 1861. Company mustered out of service on December 16th, 1865.

Notable Battles:

  • Chickamauga fought on September 20th, 1863 near Chickamauga, Georgia (0 wounded, 2 died, 3 imprisoned)

Facts about this Company:

  • Number of Soldiers: 141
  • First Enlistment Date: 1861-05-07 (2 soldiers)
  • Most Common Enlistment Date: 1861-06-15 (46 soldiers)
  • Most Common Muster Out Date: 1865-12-16 (40 soldiers)
  • Most Common Residence for 1861: Decatur, Illinois (65 soldiers)
  • Youngest Soldier at Enlistment: 19 -- Holloway, Daniel A.
  • Oldest Soldier at Enlistment: 29 -- Farmer, Francis H
  • Average Age at Enlistment: 23.0 years old
  • Median Age at Enlistment: 22.0 years old
  • Wounded In Regiment: 2 (1%)
  • Prisoner Of War While In Regiment: 3 (2%)
  • Soldiers That Died While In Regiment: 25 (17%)
  • Soldiers That Died While In War: 25 (17%)

Commander List: (#Prisoner Of War, ^Wounded, %=Died during war)

Soldier List: (#Prisoner Of War, ^Wounded, %=Died during war)