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9th Illinois Infantry (Consolidated)
in the American Civil War
9th Illinois Infantry (Consolidated) 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 (Consolidated). — Lieut. -Cols., Jesse
J. Phillips, Samuel T. Hughes; Maj., William Padon. While at Decatur,
Ala., in April, 1864, about 40 of the men belonging to the original 9th
Ill. infantry re-enlisted as veterans, and these, with 105 who were
termed as deserters, and 103 who were transferred from the 128th,
together with a few recruits, altogether numbering about 250 men, were
by authority consolidated into a battalion of seven companies. This
battalion moved with the army to Savannah ; thence to North Carolina,
where the Confederate forces surrendered, being constantly on the flank
or in advance of the army. The consolidated regiment was mustered out
July 9, 1865, at Louisville, Ky.
Regimental history taken from "The Union Army" by Federal Publishing
Company, 1908 - Volume 3
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