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Hutchins' Independent

Illinois Cavalry Company

Dyer's Unit History

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


Organized with 27th Illinois Infantry August 10, 1861. Moved to Cairo, Ill., July 1. Duty in Military District of Cairo until March, 1862. Duty at Fort Holt, Ky. Expedition into Kentucky January 16-21, 1862. Occupation of Columbus March 3. Operations against New Madrid and Island No. 10 March and April. Expedition to Union City, Tenn., March 30-April 2. Moved to Humboldt, Tenn., thence to Corinth, Miss. Assigned to Stewart's Independent Battalion Illinois Cavalry as Company E July, 1862.

 Transcribed by Susan Tortorelli

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