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

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 casualtiesEdit

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


See alsoEdit


  1. 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. Illinois in the Civil War website after Illinois Adjutant General's muster rolls


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