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99th Illinois Infantry Consolidated
in the American Civil War

Online Books:
99th Illinois Infantry Consolidated Soldier Roster - Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Illinois, Volume 5, Revised by Brigadier General J.N. Reece, Adjutant General, 1900       View Entire Book

Regimental History
Ninety-ninth (Consolidated) Infantry. Lieut.-Col., Asa C. Mathews. The battalion moved to Germantown and went on duty guarding railroad. It took part in the siege of Spanish Fort in the spring of 1865, then accompanied the division when it was sent to Gen. Steele's army and on April 1 went into position at Fort Blakely. The battalion assisted in its investment and capture, and on the 12th entered Mobile. It was mustered out on July 31, 1865. During its term of service the 99th regiment lost, 41 killed in battle, 151 died of wounds and disease, 127 discharged for disability, 35 deserted and 26 officers resigned.

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

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