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107th Illinois Infantry

Dyer's Regimental History

Source - "A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion" by Frederick H. Dyer


Organized at Camp Butler, Ill., and mustered in September 4, 1862. Moved to Jeffersonville, Ind., September 30 - October 1, 1862, and to Louisville, Ky., October 12. Attached to railroad guard Louisville & Nashville R. R., Dept. of the Ohio, to November, 1862. District of West Kentucky, Dept. of the Ohio, to June, 1863. 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 23rd Army Corps, Army of the Ohio, to August, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, 23rd Army Corps, Army of the Ohio, to February, 1865; and Dept. of North Carolina to June, 1865.

SERVICE - Moved to Elizabethtown, Ky., October 18, 1862, and duty there till December, 1862. Moved to Mumfordsville, Ky., December 3, and duty there till March, 1863. Moved to Glasgow, Ky., and duty there till June 18. Pursuit of Morgan June 18 - July 26. Return to Lebanon, Ky. Burnaide's Campaign in East Tennessee August 16 - October 17. Knoxville Campaign November 4 - December 23. Huff's Ferry November 14. Near Loudon November 15. Campbell's Station November 16. Siege of Knoxville November 17 - December 5. Pursuit of Longstreet December 5-22. At Knoxville till April, 1864. Expedition to Flat Creek February 1. March to Calhoun, Tenn., April 27-30. Atlanta (Ga.) Campaign May 1 - September 8. Demonstration on Dalton May 8-13. Rocky Faced Ridge May 8-11. Battle of Resaca May 14-15. Operations on line of Pumpkin Vine Creek and battles about Dallas, New Hope Church and Allatoona Hills May 25 - June 5. Operations about Marietta and against Kenesaw Mountain June 10 - July 5. Lost Mountain June 15-17. Muddy Creek June 17. Noyes' Creek June 19. Kolb's Farm June 22. Assault on Kenesaw June 27. On line of the Nickajack Creek July 2-5. On line of the Chattahoochie July 5-17. Siege of Atlanta July 22 - August 25. Utoy Creek August 5-7. Flank movement on Jonesboro August 25-30. Lovejoy Station September 2-6. Operations in North Georgia and North Alabama against Hood September 29 - November 3. Nashville, Tenn., Campaign November - December. Columbia, Duck River, November 24-27. Battle of Franklin November 30. Battle of Nashville December 15-16. Pursuit of Hood to the Tennessee River December 17-20. At Clifton, Tenn., till January 26, 1865. Moved to Washington, D.C., January 26 - February 2, thence to Fort Fisher, N. C., February 11-15. Occupation of Wilmington. N. C., February 22. Campaign of the Carolinas March 1 - April 26. Advance on Goldsboro, N. C., March 6-21. Occupation of Goldsboro March 21. Advance on Raleigh April 10-14. Occupation of Raleigh April 14. Bennett's House April 26. Surrender of Johnson and his army. Duty at Saulsbury, N. C., until June 21.

Mustered out June 21, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 3 Officers and 27 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 122 Enlisted men by disease. Total 152.

 Transcribed by Susan Tortorelli

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