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139th Illinois Infantry

Dyer's Regimental History

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


Organized at Peoria, Ill., and mustered in for 100 days June 1, 1864. Moved to St. Louis, Mo., June 8-10; thence to Columbus, Ky. Moved to Cairo, Ill., June 20; and on Garrison duty there till September. Attached to District of Columbus, Ky., Dept. of the Tennessee, to August, and Dept. of the Ohio to September. Moved to Peoria September 25-28. Volunteered for service during Price's Invasion of Missouri and moved to St. Louis. March into Missouri toward Franklin in pursuit of Price, October.

Mustered out October 25, 1864.

Lost by disease during service 16.

Transcribed by Susan Tortorelli

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