5th Illinois Volunteer Infantry

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5th Illinois Volunteer Infantry (1898-1898) - Organized and mustered into the service of the United States at Springfield May 4 to 9 with 50 officers and 974 enlisted men.

  • Assignments:
    • Assigned to First Brigade, First Division, First Army Corps, May 16
    • Transferred to First Brigade, Second Division, First Army Corps

  • Movements:
    • Left Springfield May 14; arrived at Chickamauga, Ga., May 16
    • Left Chickamauga for Newport News, Va., August 3
    • Ordered to Lexington, Ky., August 13
    • Ordered to Springfield, Ill., August 29
    • Furloughed for thirty days

Mustered out at Springfield, Ill., October 16, 1898, with 48 officers and 1,212 enlisted men. Casualties while in service: Officers-none. Enlisted men-died of disease, 17; deserted, 7.


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