This Regiment was organized at Camp Butler, Ill., February 21, 1865, for the term of one year. February 22, left Camp Butler for Nashville, Tenn., where it arrived on the 25th. March 1st, moved to Tullahoma, Tenn., where it remained until the 18th of June, engaged in guard duty, when five companies were ordered to Decherd; one company was stationed at McMinnville, the other four companies were engaged guarding the Nashville and Chattanooga Railroad from Lombardy to Anderson Station, near the Alabama line--until ordered to Springfield, Ill., for final payment and discharge. The Regiment was mustered out September 5, 1865, at Nashville, Tenn. Arrived at Springfield, Ill., September 9, 1865, where it was paid off and discharged.