Adjutant General's Report
History of this Battery is not found in the Report of
the Adjutant General of Illinois.
Other sources tell us that this unit was originally the 144th Infantry
Regiment and afterward the Alton Battalion Infantry, 100 days (Companies A and B). It was composed of the companies of Captain John Curtis and Simon J.Stookey, was mustered into the United States service
at Camp Butler June 21, 1864. Departed for the field June 25, 1864. Mustered
out at Camp Butler October 7, 1864.
Transcribed by Susan Tortorelli
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