This Regiment was organized at Camp Butler, February 14, and mustered in February 14, 1865, for one year, and left for the front, February 18, 1865. Arrived at Bridgeport, Ala., February 27, where it garrisoned Forts Nos. Three and Four, and the block houses on the Nashville and Chattanooga Railroad, from Bridgeport to Chattanooga. Left Bridgeport March 24, and arrived at Cleveland, Tenn., March 15. Left Cleveland, May 2, and arrived at Dalton, GA., May 3. Left wing of the Regiment marched to Spring Place, Ga., and garrisoned that town until July 1st, the right wing remaining on duty at Dalton. Left Dalton July 7, and arrived at Atlanta, Ga., July 8, being the first Regiment that passed over the road since the grand march of Major General Sherman. Left Atlanta August 14, and arrived at Griffin, Ga., the same day, where it occupied the Second Sub-District, District of Allatoona, Third Division, Department of Georgia, as follows; Companies A and E, Griffin; Company D, Jackson; Company C, West Point; Company F, Newnan; Comapanies B and G, Lagrange; Company K, Greenville; company H, Franklin; and Company I, Atlanta. December 31, the Regiment was assigned to the District of Atlanta, with Headquarters at Atlanta, Ga.
Mustered out of service January 16, 1866, at Atlanta, Ga., and ordered to Springfield, Ill., where it received final payment and discharge.