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150th Illinois Infantry
in the American Civil War

Online Books:
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       View Entire Book

Regimental History
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.

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

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