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9th Illinois Infantry (3 months)
in the American Civil War
9th Illinois Infantry (3 months) Soldier Roster - Report of the Adjutant
General of the State of Illinois, Volume 1, Revised by Brigadier General J.N.
Reece, Adjutant General, 1900
|Ninth Illinois Infantry (Three Months' Service). — Col., Eleazer
A. Paine; Lieut. -Col., Augustus Mersy; Maj., Jesse J. Phillips. On
April 25, 1861, the 9th Ill. infantry was mustered into the service at
Springfield for the term of three months, being one of the six regiments
organized under the first call of the president at the commencement of
the war. Six companies — A, B, C, D, E and F — were from St. Clair
county ; G, I and K from Madison, and H from Montgomery. The regiment
was ordered to Cairo, where it was stationed on garrison duty until the
close of the term of service, July 26, 1861, when it was mustered out.
Regimental history taken from "The Union Army" by Federal Publishing
Company, 1908 - Volume 3
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