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Alton Battalion
in the American Civil War

Online Books:
Alton Battalion 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
Alton Battalion. The Alton battalion, composed of the companies of Capt. John Curtis and Simon J. Stookey, was mustered into the U. S. service at Camp Butler on June 21, 1864, for 100 days. The strength of the companies was 91 and 90 respectively. They departed for the field on June 25, did garrison duty during their term of service, and were mustered out at Camp Butler Oct. 7, 1864.

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

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