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143rd Illinois Infantry
in the American Civil War

Online Books:
143rd Illinois Infantry Soldier Roster - Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Illinois, Volume 7, Revised by Brigadier General J.N. Reece, Adjutant General, 1900       View Entire Book

Regimental History
One Hundred and Forty-third Illinois Infantry. Col., Dudley C. Smith; Lieut. -Col., John P. St. John; Maj., Harrison Tyner. This regiment was organized at Mattoon, Ill., and mustered in June 11, 1864, for 100 days. On June 16 it moved for Memphis, Tenn., on the 19th was assigned to the 4th brigade, District of Memphis, and on July 12 was assigned to the 3d brigade. On July 27 it was ordered to report to Brig.-Gen. Buford at Helena, Ark., arrived there on the following day and was assigned to garrison duty. On Sept. 10 it moved northward and proceeded to Mattoon, where it was mustered out Sept. 26, 1864.

Regimental history taken from "The Union Army" by Federal Publishing Company, 1908 - Volume 3

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