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139th Illinois Infantry
in the American Civil War
139th 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
|One Hundred and Thirty-ninth Infantry. — Col., Peter
Davidson; Lieut.-Col., Horace H. Willsie; Maj., Solomon Z. Roth. This
regiment was mustered into the U. S. service as a 100-day regiment at
Peoria on June 1, 1864, and on June 8 it moved for St. Louis by
steamboat, arriving there on the 10th, thence to Columbus, Ky., where it
remained about a week, when it was moved to Cairo as a garrison for that
place. After its term of enlistment had expired it went to Missouri, and
after having driven Gen. Price to a remote part of the state, was moved
to Peoria, Ill., where it was mustered out on Oct. 25, 1864, having been
in the service nearly five months.
Regimental history taken from "The Union Army" by Federal Publishing
Company, 1908 - Volume 3