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Illinois 123rd Volunteer Infantry, Company C (Union)

9/6/62

Organized - Illinois 123rd Volunteer Infantry, Company C - Illinois

10/8/62

Battle - Perryville - Perryville, Kentucky

Perryville
Perryville

On October 7, 1862, Maj. Gen. Don Carlos Buell's Army of the Ohio, in pursuit of Gen Braxton Bragg's Army of Mississippi, approached the crossroads town of Perryville, Kentucky. Union forces skirmished with Confederates on the Springfield Pike before heavy fighting began on Peters Hill. The next day, fighting continued as a Union division advanced up the pike. After noon, a Confederate division struck the Union left flank and forced it to fall back. When more Confederates joined the fray, the Union line ma…READ MORE

6/27/65

Mustered Out - Illinois 123rd Volunteer Infantry, Company C - Illinois


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