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143rd Illinois Infantry
in the American Civil War
143rd 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 Forty-third Illinois Infantry. — Col., Dudley C.
Smith; Lieut. -Col., John P. St. John; Maj., Harrison Tyner. This
regiment was organized at Mattoon, Ill., and mustered in June 11, 1864,
for 100 days. On June 16 it moved for Memphis, Tenn., on the 19th was
assigned to the 4th brigade, District of Memphis, and on July 12 was
assigned to the 3d brigade. On July 27 it was ordered to report to
Brig.-Gen. Buford at Helena, Ark., arrived there on the following day
and was assigned to garrison duty. On Sept. 10 it moved northward and
proceeded to Mattoon, where it was mustered out Sept. 26, 1864.
Regimental history taken from "The Union Army" by Federal Publishing
Company, 1908 - Volume 3