1st Illinois Volunteer Infantry

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1st Illinois Volunteer Infantry (1898-1898) - Organized and mustered into the service of the United States at Springfield May 13 with 50 officers and 979 enlisted men.

  • Assignments:
    • Assigned to First Brigade, Third Division, First Army Corps, May 16
    • Assigned to Third Brigade, Third Division, Fourth Army Corps, June 11
    • Assigned to Second Provisional Brigade, Fifth Army Corps;
    • Transferred to Third Brigade, Second Division, Fifth Army Corps
  • Movements:
    • Left Springfield May 14; arrived at Chickamauga, Ga., May 16
    • Left Chickamauga June 2; arrived at Tampa, Fla., June 3
    • Sailed on steamships "Macon" and "Gate City", July 1
    • Arrived at Santiago, Cuba, July 9
    • Participated in Santiago campaign
    • Left Santiago August 25; arrived at Montauk Point, New York, August 29
    • Left Montauk Point September 7; arrived at Chicago, Ill., September 10
    • Furloughed for sixty days from September 13

Mustered out of the service of the United States at Chicago, Il., November 17,1898, with 49 officers and 1,185 enlisted men. Casualties while in service: Officers-none. Enlisted men-died of disease, etc., 84.


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