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151st Illinois Infantry
in the American Civil War
151st 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 Fifty-first Illinois Infantry. — Col., French B.
Woodall; Lieut. -Col., Herman W. Snow; Maj., Silas Battey. This regiment
was organized at Quincy and mustered into the U. S. service, Feb. 23,
1865, for one year. It was composed of companies from various parts of
the state, recruited under the call of Dec. 19, 1864. From Quincy it
proceeded by rail to Springfield, where the field and staff officers
were mustered in on Feb. 25, the regiment received its arms and
accouterments, and was ordered to proceed to Nashville, Tenn., via
Louisville, Ky. On March 7 it marched to Murfreesboro and proceeded by
rail to Chattanooga, where it reported to Maj.-Gen. James B. Steedman,
who at once ordered the regiment to report to Col. Sickles, at Dalton,
Ga. It arrived there on March 23, and was occupied in drilling, picket
and guard duty and scouting until May 2, when it was ordered to Resaca.
After a few days there it was ordered to Calhoun and thence to Kingston,
where the regiment arrived May 12, after a most toilsome march. On July
28 it was ordered to Columbus, Ga., where it arrived July 31, and was
mustered out there on Jan. 24, 1866, after which it was ordered to
Springfield, Ill., where it received final pay and discharge Feb. 8,
Regimental history taken from "The Union Army" by Federal Publishing
Company, 1908 - Volume 3