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in the American Civil War
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
|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