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148th Illinois Infantry
in the American Civil War

Online Books:
148th 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-eighth Illinois Infantry. Col., Horace H. Willsie; Lieut. -Col., Charles J. Peckham; Maj., Anthony M. Heminover. This regiment was organized at Camp Butler, Feb. 21, 1865, for the term of one year. On the following day it left for Nashville, Tenn., where it arrived on the 25th. On March 1 it moved to Tullahoma, Tenn., where it remained on guard duty until June 18, when five companies were ordered to Decherd; one company was stationed at McMinnville, the other four companies were engaged guarding the Nashville & Chattanooga railroad from Lombardy to Anderson Station near the Alabama line, the regiment continuing in this line of duty until ordered to Springfield, Ill., for final payment and discharge. It was mustered out Sept. 5, 1865, at Nashville, Tenn., and arrived at Springfield, Ill., on Sept. 9.

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

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