Organized at Anna, Ill., and mustered in September 11, 1862. Moved to Louisville, Ky., September 23-25, 1862. Attached to 19th Brigade, 4th Division, 2nd Army Corps, Army of the Ohio, to November, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, Left Wing 14th Army Corps, Army of the Cumberland, to January, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, 21st Army Corps, Army of the Cumberland, to May, 1863. Unattached, 21st Army Corps to October, 1863. 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, 14th Army Corps, to June, 1865.
SERVICE - Pursuit of Bragg into Kentucky October 1-22, 1862. Battle of Perryville, Ky., October 8. Danville October 11. Pursuit to Loudon October 11-22. Wild Cat Mountain, near Crab Orchard and Big Rockcastle River October 15-16. Mt. Vernon October 16. Wild Cat October 17. March to Nashville, Tenn., October 22 - November 7. Duty there till December 26. Advance on Murfreesboro December 26-30. Stewart's Creek December 27. Battle of Stone's River December 30-31, 1862, and January 1-3, 1863. At Murfreesboro and Readyville till June. Woodbury January 24. Expedition to Woodbury April 2-6. Regiment consolidated May, 1863. Middle Tennessee (or Tullahoma) Campaign June 24 - July 7. Near Bradysville June 24. Occupation of Middle Tennessee till August 16. Passage of the Cumberland Mountains and Tennessee River and Chickamauga (Ga.) Campaign August 16 - September 22. Lee and Gordon's Mills September 11-13. Battle of Chickamauga, Ga., September 19-20. Skirmishes before Chattanooga September 22-26. Siege of Chattanooga September 24 - November 23. Chattanooga - Ringgold Campaign November 23-27. Orchard Knob November 23. Tunnel Hill November 24-25. Mission Ridge November 25. Pursuit to Graysville November 26-27. March to relief of Knoxville November 28 - December 18. At North Chickamauga and McAfee's Church till May, 1864. Demonstration on Dalton, Ga., February 22-27. Tunnel Hill, Buzzard's Roost Gap and Rocky Faced Ridge February 23-25. Atlanta (Ga.) Campaign May 1 to September 8. Tunnel Hill May 6-7. Demonstrations on Rocky Faced Ridge May 8-11. Battle of Resaca May 14-15. Guard trains of the Army till July 20. Siege of Atlanta July 22 - August 25. Utoy Creek August 5-7. Flank movement on Jonesboro August 25-30. Battle of Jonesboro August 31 - September 1. Lovejoy Station September 2-6. Operations in North Georgia and North Alabama against Hood September 29 - November 3. March to the sea November 15 - December 10. Siege of Savannah December 10-21. Campaign of the Carolinas January to April, 1865. Averysboro, Taylor's Hole Creek, N. C., March 16. Battle of Bentonville March 19-21. Occupation of Goldsboro March 24. Advance on Raleigh April 10-14. Occupation of Raleigh April 14. Bennett's House April 26. Surrender of Johnston and his army. March to Washington, D.C., via Richmond, Va., April 29 - May 19. Grand Review May 24.
Mustered out June 5 and discharged at Chicago, Ill., June 15, 1865.
Regiment lost during service 1 Officer and 13 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 2 Officers and 212 Enlisted men by disease. Total 228.