2nd Illinois Volunteer Infantry
2nd Illinois Volunteer Infantry (1898-1899) - Organized and mustered into the service of the United States at Springfield May 16 with 50 officers and 980 enlisted men.
- Assigned to First Brigade, Second Division, Seventh Army Corps, May 23
- Left Springfield May 23 for Jacksonville, Fla
- Left Jacksonville October 24; arrived at Savannah, Ga., October 25
- Two battalions sailed from Savannah on steamship Michigan December 9; arrived at Habana, Cuba, December 13
- Third Battalion sailed from Savannah on steamship Mobile December 13; arrived at Habana, Cuba, December 15
- One battalion sent to Cienfuegos, Cuba; returned to Habana January 13
- Companies C and L sailed from Habana on steamship Olivette March 29; arrived at Port Tampa, Fla., March 30, arrived at Augusta, Ga., April 1, 1899
- Headquarters and Companies A, B, D, I, K, and M sailed from Habana on steamship Yarmouth March 30; arrived Port Tampa March 31, arrived Augusta April 3
- Companies E, F, G, and H sailed from Habana on steamship Valencia March 31; arrived Savannah April 3, arrived Augusta April 5
Mustered out of the service of the United States at Augusta, Ga., April 26, 1899, with 48 officers and 1,006 enlisted men. Casualties while in service: Officers=-died of disease, 2. Enlisted men-died of disease, 22; deserted, 2.
- Correspondence Relating to the War with Spain, Center for Military History, U.S. Army, Vol 1
- The Organization of the Army during the Spanish-American War, page 509
- Organization of Volunteers, page 581