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128th 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 November 4, 1862. Attached to District of Columbus, Ky., 16th Army Corps, Dept. of the Tennessee. Disbanded April 1, 1863, by order of Gen. Grant, having lost in 5 months over 700 men, principally by desertion, and the Officers having proved themselves utterly incompetent, were mustered out of service. The few remaining men were consolidated into a Detachment and consolidated with 9th Illinois Infantry April 1, 1863.

Regiment lost during service by disease 1 Officer and 34 men. Total 35.

 Transcribed by Susan Tortorelli

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