55th Illinois Infantry Regiment
(Douglas Brigade, 2nd Regiment; Canton Rifles)
Three Year Service
October 31, 1861 - August 14, 1865
Assigned to: Battles/Campaigns Engaged in:
Shiloh, Siege of Corinth, Operations against Vicksburg [Chickasaw Bayou, Arkansas Post, Champion's Hill, Siege of Vicksburg], Missionary Ridge (Chattanooga), Atlanta Campaign [Resaca, Kenesaw Mountain, Battle of Atlanta, Ezra Chapel, Jonesborough], March to the Sea, Campaign of the Carolinas [Bentonville]

Adjutant General's Regiment History
Frederick Dyer's Regimental History

55th Infantry Field & Staff
Non-Commissioned Staff
Unassigned Recruits
Recruits Transferred from Co. G, 127th Illinois Infantry
This Regiment did not have Unassigned/Substitute/Drafted Recruits

Link to Roster  Link to County of Origin
Company A
Company B
Company C
Company D
Company E
Company F
Company G
Company H
Company I
Company K
Fulton County
Cook, Coles, Ogle, & De Kalb counties
Winnebago County
Fulton County
Du Page & Kane counties
McDonough County
LaSalle & McDonough counties
Carroll & Ogle counties
Grundy & LaSalle counties
Knox County

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