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153rd Illinois Infantry
in the American Civil War
153rd 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-third Illinois Infantry. — Col., Stephen
Bronson; Lieut.-Col., Louis Schaffner; Maj., John A. Wilson. This
regiment was organized at Camp Fry and was mustered in Feb. 27, 1865,
for one year. On March 4 it moved by rail via Louisville and Nashville,
to Tullahoma, Tenn., and was assigned to the 2nd brigade, defenses of
the Nashville & Chattanooga railroad. In the latter part of March, Maj.
Wilson, with three companies, went on a campaign into Alabama and
returned. On July 1 the regiment moved, via Nashville and Louisville to
Memphis, where it was mustered out Sept. 15, 1865, and returned to
Springfield, Ill., where, on Sept. 24, it received final pay and
Regimental history taken from "The Union Army" by Federal Publishing
Company, 1908 - Volume 3