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150th Illinois Infantry
in the American Civil War
150th 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 Fiftieth Illinois Infantry.— Col., George W.
Keener; Lieut. -Col., Charles F. Springer; Maj., William R. Prickett.
This regiment was organized at Camp Butler Feb. 14, 1865, was mustered
in the same day for one year, and left for the front on Feb. 18. It
arrived at Bridgeport, Ala., Feb. 27, where it garrisoned Forts Nos. 3
and 4, and the blockhouses on the Nashville & Chattanooga rail- road
from Bridgeport to Chattanooga. It left Bridgeport March 24 and arrived
at Cleveland, Tenn., on the following day. It left Cleveland May 2 and
arrived at Dalton, Ga., May 3. The left wing of the regiment marched to
Spring Place, Ga., and garrisoned that town until July 1, the right wing
remaining at Dalton. The regiment left Dalton on July 7 and arrived at
Atlanta July 8, being the first regiment that passed over the road after
the grand march of Maj. -Gen. Sherman. It left Atlanta on Aug. 14 and
arrived the same day at Griffin, Ga., where it occupied the 2nd
sub-district — District of Allatoona, 3d division, Department of Georgia
— as follows: Cos. A and E at Griffin; D at Jackson; C at West Point; F
at Newnan; B and G at LaGrange; K at Greenville; H at Franklin; and I at
Atlanta. On Dec. 31 the regiment was assigned to the District of
Atlanta, with headquarters in that city. It was mustered out at Atlanta
Jan. 16, 1866, and ordered to Springfield, Ill., where it received final
payment and discharge.
Regimental history taken from "The Union Army" by Federal Publishing
Company, 1908 - Volume 3