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Illinois 32nd Infantry (Union)

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Regiment mustered in on December 31st, 1861. Regiment mustered out of service on September 16th, 1865.

Notable Battles:

  • Fort Donelson fought on February 11th, 1862 - February 16th, 1862
  • Shiloh fought on April 6th, 1862 - April 7th, 1862 near Hardin County, Tennessee
  • Siege of Corinth fought on April 29th, 1862 - May 30th, 1862
  • Champion Hill fought on May 16th, 1863 near Hinds Co
  • Big Black River Bridge fought on May 17th, 1863 near Hinds Co, Mississippi
  • Vicksburg fought on May 18th, 1863 - July 4th, 1863 near Vicksburg, Mississippi
  • Kennesaw Mountain fought on June 27th, 1864 near Cobb County, Georgia
  • Skirmish at Nickajack Creek, Georgia fought on July 5th, 1864
  • Atlanta fought on July 22nd, 1864 near Fulton County, Georgia; DeKalb County, Georgia
  • Jonesborough fought on August 31st, 1864 - September 1st, 1864 near Clayton County, Georgia
  • Bentonville fought on March 19th, 1865 - March 21st, 1865 near Bentonville, NC

Regiment was made up of:

  • Company A
  • Company B
  • Company C
  • Company D
  • Company E
  • Company F
  • Company G
  • Company H
  • Company I
  • Company K
  • Company F&S (Field and Staff)

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

  • Barnard, John Elvis (Commissary Sergeant, January 1864 - September 1865)
  • Beck, John (First Lieutenant, July 1865 - September 1865)
  • Boring, Charles W. (Princ Musician, October 1861 - July 1865)
  • Brown, Shuman M (Princ Musician, ? - August 1861; Musician/Principal Musician, August 1861 - May 1862)
  • Christy, George B (Acting Surgeon, ? - December 1861; Acting Surgeon, December 1861 - November 1862)
  • Dalton, Henry (Musician, October 1862 - January 1864; Princ Musician, January 1864 - July 1865)
  • Davidson, Albert F (Quartermaster Sergeant, January 1864 - September 1865)
  • Davidson, Henry (Major, August 1863 - December 1864)
  • Drish, James F (Adjutant; Lieutenant Colonel, ? - August 1861; First Lieutenant, August 1861 - April 1862)
  • Edgar, Charles A. (Hospl Steward/Hospital Steward, ? - October 1862)
  • English, George Harrison (Colonel, August 1861 - September 1861; Major, April 1862 - April 1863; Lieutenant Colonel, April 1863 - December 1864; Colonel/Lieutenant Colonel, December 1864 - September 1865)
  • Gilmer, John G (Assistant Surgeon/First Lieutenant, January 1864 - April 1865)
  • Glenn, David (Sergeant Major, ? - September 1862; First Lieutenant, September 1862 - September 1864)
  • Greene, Nathaniel N (Sergeant Major, January 1864 - September 1865)
  • Hedley, Fenwick Y. (Captain/First Lieutenant/Adjutant, March 1865 - September 1865)
  • Hunter, William (Major, December 1861 - April 1862; Lieutenant Colonel, April 1862 - August 1863)
  • Johnson, Frank (Princ Musician/Musician, ? - February 1863)
  • Keck, John (First Lieutenant, July 1865 - September 1865)
  • King, William H. H. (Assistant Surgeon, February 1864 - September 1864; Surgeon/Assistant Surgeon, September 1865 - September 1865)
  • Logan, John (Colonel, August 1861 - December 1864; Brigadier General/Full Colonel, March 1865 - ?)
  • Madden, John (Sergeant Major, ? - August 1864)
  • McMillen, Edward (%Chaplain, May 1862 - April 1864)
  • Phelps, John S. (Quartermaster, November 1862 - September 1865)
  • Richardson, Hardin T (First Lieutenant, September 1864 - April 1865; Captain, April 1865 - September 1865)
  • Rider, John J. (Captain, December 1864 - July 1865)
  • Ross, George W. (Comm Sergeant/Commissary Sergeant, ? - September 1862)
  • Strachan, William (Principal Musician, January 1864 - June 1865)
  • Strand, William (Principal Musician, January 1864 - September 1865)
  • Townsend, Smith (First Lieutenant/Major, May 1865 - September 1865)
  • Vandewater, Asaph C. (Chaplain, September 1861 - May 1862)
  • Vanwinkle, Alexander (Sergeant/Sergeant Major, August 1861 - April 1862; Adjutant/Sergeant Major, April 1862 - August 1864)
  • Wheeler, William R (Princ Musician/Principal Musician, ? - February 1863)
  • Young, Andrew M. (Corporal/Hospl Steward, January 1864 - August 1864; Hospital Steward, August 1864 - September 1865)