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99th Illinois Infantry Consolidated
in the American Civil War
99th Illinois Infantry
Consolidated Soldier Roster - Report of the Adjutant
General of the State of Illinois, Volume 5, Revised by Brigadier General J.N.
Reece, Adjutant General, 1900
|Ninety-ninth (Consolidated) Infantry. — Lieut.-Col.,
Asa C. Mathews. The battalion moved to Germantown and went on duty
guarding railroad. It took part in the siege of Spanish Fort in the
spring of 1865, then accompanied the division when it was sent to Gen.
Steele's army and on April 1 went into position at Fort Blakely. The
battalion assisted in its investment and capture, and on the 12th
entered Mobile. It was mustered out on July 31, 1865. During its term of
service the 99th regiment lost, 41 killed in battle, 151 died of wounds
and disease, 127 discharged for disability, 35 deserted and 26 officers
Regimental history taken from "The Union Army" by Federal Publishing
Company, 1908 - Volume 3