101st Illinois Infantry Regiment

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101st Illinois Regiment Infantry
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Illinois flag
Active September 2, 1862[1] – June 21, 1865[2]
Disbanded June 21, 1865[2]
Country United States United States
Allegiance Union
Type Infantry
Size Regiment

American Civil War

The 101st Illinois Infantry Regiment was an infantry regiment that served in the Union Army during the American Civil War.


The 101st Illinois Infantry was organized at Jacksonville, Illinois, and mustered into Federal service on September 2, 1862. The regiment was mustered out on June 7, 1865, and discharged at Springfield, Illinois, on June 21, 1865.[2]

Total strength and casualties[edit]

The regiment suffered 3 officers and 47 enlisted men who were killed in action or who died of their wounds and 1 officer and 118 enlisted men who died of disease, for a total of 169 fatalities.[2]


Notable regiment members[edit]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c Dyer, (1959), p. 1,089.
  2. ^ a b c d e f Dyer, (1959), p. 1,090.
  3. ^ http://www.rootsweb.com/~ilcivilw/f&s/101-fs.htm Illinois in the Cvil war website after Illinois Adjutant General's muster rolls


  • Dyer, Frederick H. (1959). A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion. Sagamore Press, Inc. Thomas Yoseloff. LCCN 59-12963