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144th Illinois Infantry
in the American Civil War

Online Books:
144th 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       View Entire Book

Regimental History
One Hundred and Forty-fourth Illinois Infantry. Cols., Cyrus Hall, John H. Kuhn; Lieut. -Cols., John H. Kuhn, James N. Morgan; Majs., James N. Morgan, Emil Adam. This regiment was organized at Alton, in the autumn of 1864, as a one year regiment. It was mustered into the service on Oct. 21 with a numerical strength of 1,159. In Jan., 1865, four companies were sent to St. Louis, where their term of service was spent, the other six companies remaining on guard duty at Alton. The regiment was mustered out July 14, 1865.

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

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