139th Illinois Infantry
Dyer's Regimental History
Source - "A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion"
by Frederick H. Dyer
Organized at Peoria, Ill., and mustered in for 100 days June
1, 1864. Moved to St. Louis, Mo., June 8-10; thence to Columbus, Ky. Moved
to Cairo, Ill., June 20; and on Garrison duty there till September. Attached
to District of Columbus, Ky., Dept. of the Tennessee, to August, and Dept.
of the Ohio to September. Moved to Peoria September 25-28. Volunteered
for service during Price's Invasion of Missouri and moved to St. Louis.
March into Missouri toward Franklin in pursuit of Price, October.
Mustered out October 25, 1864.
Lost by disease during service 16.
Transcribed by Susan Tortorelli
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