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58th Illinois Infantry Consolidated
in the American Civil War

Online Books:
58th Illinois Infantry Consolidated Soldier Roster - Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Illinois, Volume 4, Revised by Brigadier General J.N. Reece, Adjutant General, 1900       View Entire Book

Regimental History
Fifty-eighth (Consolidated) Illinois Infantry. Cols., William F. Lynch, Robert W. Healy ; Lieut. -Cols., Robert W. Healy, Jonathan Kimball ; Majs., Robert W. Healy, John Murphy, Jonathan Kimball, Washington B. Pullis. The battalion left Eastport, Miss., on Feb. 9 for New Orleans and in March joined Gen. Canby's army in the operations against Mobile. It took part in the investment of Fort Blakely and was in the front line when the charge was made which resulted in its capture. While at Mobile it was joined by one new company and subsequently by five others raising it to a full regiment. On April 27 it reached Montgomery, Ala., where, in July, it received from the 81st and 114th Ill. the men not entitled to be mustered out with those regiments. It remained at Montgomery doing garrison duty until April 1, 1866, when it was mustered out.

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

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