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141st Regiment Illinois Volunteer Infantry
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Active June 16, 1864 to October 27, 1864
Country United States
Allegiance Union
Branch Infantry

The 141st Regiment Illinois Volunteer Infantry was an infantry regiment that served in the Union Army during the American Civil War. It was among scores of regiments that were raised in the summer of 1864 as Hundred Days Men, an effort to augment existing manpower for an all-out push to end the war within 100 days.

ServiceEdit

The 141st Illinois Infantry was organized at Elgin, Illinois, and mustered into Federal service on June 16, 1864, for a one-hundred-day enlistment. The 141st served in garrisons in the Columbus, Kentucky, area.

The regiment was mustered out of service on October 27, 1864.

Total strength and casualtiesEdit

The regiment suffered 30 enlisted men who died of disease for a total of 30 fatalities.[1]

CommandersEdit

  • Colonel Stephen Bronson - mustered out with the regiment. Illinois in the Civil War website after Illinois Adjutant General's muster rolls.

See alsoEdit

NotesEdit

  1. http://www.civilwararchive.com/Unreghst/unilif10.htm#141st The Civil War Archive website after Dyer, Frederick Henry. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion. 3 vols. New York: Thomas Yoseloff, 1959.

ReferencesEdit

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