|If this website has been useful to you, please consider
making a Donation.
Your support will help keep this website free for everyone, and will allow us to do
more research. Thank you for your support!
148th Illinois Infantry
in the American Civil War
148th 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-eighth Illinois Infantry. — Col., Horace
H. Willsie; Lieut. -Col., Charles J. Peckham; Maj., Anthony M. Heminover.
This regiment was organized at Camp Butler, Feb. 21, 1865, for the term
of one year. On the following day it left for Nashville, Tenn., where it
arrived on the 25th. On March 1 it moved to Tullahoma, Tenn., where it
remained on guard duty until June 18, when five companies were ordered
to Decherd; one company was stationed at McMinnville, the other four
companies were engaged guarding the Nashville & Chattanooga railroad
from Lombardy to Anderson Station near the Alabama line, the regiment
continuing in this line of duty until ordered to Springfield, Ill., for
final payment and discharge. It was mustered out Sept. 5, 1865, at
Nashville, Tenn., and arrived at Springfield, Ill., on Sept. 9.
Regimental history taken from "The Union Army" by Federal Publishing
Company, 1908 - Volume 3