149th Illinois Infantry Regiment

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149th Regiment Illinois Volunteer Infantry
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Illinois state flag
Active February 11, 1865, to January 27, 1866
Country United States
Allegiance Union
Branch Infantry

The 149th Regiment Illinois Volunteer Infantry was an infantry regiment that served in the Union Army during the American Civil War.


The 149th Illinois Infantry was organized at Camp Butler, Illinois, and mustered into Federal service on February 11, 1865, for a one-year enlistment. The 149th served in garrisons in Tennessee and Georgia.

The regiment was mustered out of service on January 27, 1866.

Total strength and casualties[edit]

The regiment suffered 31 enlisted men who died of disease for a total of 31 fatalities.[1]


See also[edit]


  1. ^ http://www.civilwararchive.com/Unreghst/unilif10.htm#149th The Civil War Archive website after Dyer, Frederick Henry. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion. 3 vols. New York: Thomas Yoseloff, 1959.
  2. ^ http://www.rootsweb.com/~ilcivilw/f&s/149-fs.htm Illinois in the Civil War website after Illinois Adjutant General's muster rolls