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153rd Illinois Infantry

Dyer's Regimental History

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


Organized at Camp Fry, Chicago, Ill., and mustered in for 1 year February 27, 1865. Moved to Nashville, Tenn.; thence to Tullahoma, Tenn., March 4-10. Attached to 2nd Brigade, Defenses of Nashville & Chattanooga R. R., Dept. of the Cumberland, to April, 1865. 2nd Brigade, 1st Sub-District, District of Middle Tennessee, to July, 1865. 1st Infantry Brigade, District of West Tennessee, to September, 1865.

SERVICE - Assigned to guard duty on Nashville & Chattanooga R. R. till July, 1865. Moved to Memphis, Tenn., July 1, and duty there till September.

Mustered out September 15, 1865, and discharged September 24, 1865.

Regiment lost during service by disease 37.

 Transcribed by Susan Tortorelli

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