155th Illinois Infantry Regiment

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155th Regiment Illinois Volunteer Infantry
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Illinois state flag
Active February 28, 1865, to September 4, 1865
Country United States
Allegiance Union
Branch Infantry

The 155th Regiment Illinois Volunteer Infantry was an infantry regiment that served in the Union Army during the American Civil War.


The 155th Illinois Infantry was organized at Camp Butler, Illinois, and mustered into Federal service on February 28, 1865, for a one-year enlistment. The 155th served in garrisons along the line of the Nashville and Chattanooga Railroad

The regiment mustered out September 4, 1865.

Total strength and casualties[edit]

The regiment suffered 71 enlisted men who died of disease for a total of 71 fatalities.[1]


  • Colonel Gustavus A. Smith - mustered out with the regiment.[2]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ http://www.civilwararchive.com/Unreghst/unilif10.htm#155th 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/155-fs.htm Illinois in the Civil War website after Illinois Adjutant General's muster rolls