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Two privates of the 17th Missouri Infantry. Note the Colt Revolving Rifles. Among it's engagements were the Battles of Vicksburg, Lookout Mountain, Missionary Ridge, New Hope Church, Dallas, Allatoona, Atlanta, Jonesborough, and Sherman's March to the Sea. The regiment lost a total of 219 men during service; 6 officers and 62 enlisted men killed or mortally wounded, 3 officers and 148 enlisted men died of disease.

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Battery B, 1st Illinois Light Artillery, Bird Point, Missouri, May 1861

Mustered into state service in May 1861 as Company B, Chicago Light Artillery, the four 6-pdr smoothbore battery was first sent to Cairo then to Bird Point, Missouri, on the Mississippi River. It was mustered into three-year Federal service in July. The battery went on to see action at Belmont, Shiloh, Arkansas Post, Jackson, Champion Hill, the Siege of Vicksburg, and Missionary Ridge.

By the Atlanta Campaign the battery was made up of six 12-pdr Napoleon guns. Engaged at Resaca and Kennesaw Mountain, Battery B was mustered out in Chicago in July 1864. Veterans and recruits were transferred to Battery A, 1st Illinois Light Artillery. During its time of service, the battery lost 9 enlisted men killed in action or mortally wounded, and 1 officer and 17 enlisted men who died of disease for a total of 27 fatalities.

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Four members of the 123rd Illinois Infantry. It was mustered into service on September 6, 1862 and was initially assigned to the Army of the Ohio from September 1862 to November 1862, and then to the Army of the Cumberland from November 1862 to June 1865. The regiment was mounted from May 1863 to November 1864 being attached to Wilder's Lightning Brigade. They were one of the first units to be issued Spencer Rifles. Under Sherman they participated at the battles of Resaca, New Hope Church, Dallas, Marietta, and Kennesaw Mountain. They were mustered out in June, 1865.
The regiment lost during service three officers and 82 enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and one officer and 133 enlisted men by disease for a total of 219.


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Color guard of the 12th Wisconsin Infantry. Entered Federal service in Oct. 1861 in Madison, Wisc. Mustered out July 25, 1865 in Louisville, Ky. They served at Vicksburg, Kennesaw Mountain, Atlanta, and Bentonville. The 12th lost 3 officers and 93 enlisted men killed in action or who later died of their wounds, plus another 3 officers and 224 enlisted men who died of disease, for a total of 323 fatalities.

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Private of the 52nd Illinois Infantry. Mustered into Federal service on November 19, 1861.
Engagements:
Shiloh
Corinth
Resaca
Kennesaw Mountain
Atlanta
Jonesboro
March to the Sea
Bentonville

The regiment suffered 2 officers and 59 enlisted men who were killed in action or mortally wounded and 119 enlisted men who died of disease, for a total of 180 fatalities. Mustered out on July 5, 1865.

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Drummers of the 36th Indiana Infantry - organized Sep. 16, 1861. Among it's engagements were Missionary Ridge, Kennessaw Mountain, Resaca, Atlanta, Jonesboro, and Bentonville.
The regiment lost a total of 245 men during service; 11 officers and 102 enlisted men killed or mortally wounded, 2 officers and 130 enlisted men died of disease.
The 36th Indiana Infantry mustered out of service at Louisville, Kentucky, on July 15, 1865.

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The Redding Brothers of McLaughlin's Squadron of Cavalry. Formed in Ohio in 1861 as an independent command, they spent almost three years in Kentucky. In July, 1864 the unit joined Sherman's Army for the Atlanta Campaign. They then embarked on the March to the Sea and subsequently the Carolina's Campaign also participating in the Battle of Bentonville.

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The 10th Regiment Kentucky Volunteers mustered in for a three-year enlistment on November 21, 1861. Assigned to the XIV Corps in January, 1863, they participated in the Siege of Corinth, Battle of Perryville, Tullahoma Campaign, Battle of Chickamauga, Battle of Missionary Ridge, Battle of Peachtree Creek, the Siege of Atlanta, and the Battles of Resaca, Kennesaw Mountain, and Jonesborough. They mustered out of service on December 6, 1864 losing a total of 221 men during service; 2 officers and 70 enlisted men killed or mortally wounded, 5 officers and 144 enlisted men died of disease.

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The 66th Illinois Infantry Regiment was a specialized regiment of sharpshooters originally known as Birge's Western Sharpshooters. It was also known as the Western Sharpshooters - 14th Missouri Volunteers. It was a multi state unit and mustered into federal service on November 23, 1861. Initially two companies were raised in Ohio, three in Illinois, one in Michigan, and four were organized at St Louis' Benton Barracks of Missourians and detachments of volunteer candidates sent by recruiting officers from Iowa, Minnesota and other western states, thus forming a regiment that represented every state in the west, a project of General John Fremont. It's intention was to be the Western counterpart for Berdan's Sharpshooters in the AOP. Among it's engagements were Resaca, New Hope Church, Kennessaw Mountain, Atlanta, the March to the Sea, the Carolina's Campaign, and Bentonville.
The regiment lost six officers and 73 enlisted men who were killed in action or mortally wounded and two officers and 146 enlisted men who died of disease, for a total of 227 fatalities.

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Men of the 31st Illinois Infantry. Nicknamed the "Dirty First", it was mustered into service at Cairo, Illinois Sept. 18, 1861.
Amonst it's notable engagements were the Battles of Kennesaw Mountain, Atlanta, Jonesboro, and the March to the Sea. It's most notable commander was Col. John A. Logan who would later be known as General Black Jack Logan, commander of the Union XV corps. The regiment suffered 9 officers and 166 enlisted men who were killed in action or who died of their wounds and 1 officer and 293 enlisted men who died of disease, for a total of 471 fatalities.

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Officers of Co. B, 36th Illinois Infantry. It was mustered into Federal service on September 23, 1861, for three years service. It fought in the Battles of Pea Ridge, Perryville, Stones River, Chickamauga, Missionary Ridge, Resaca, Atlanta, Kennesaw Mountain, Franklin, and Nashville. The regiment suffered 11 officers and 193 enlisted men who were killed in action or who died of their wounds and 1 officer and 127 enlisted men who died of disease, for a total of 332 fatalities.

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The 5th Ohio Cavalry was organised in Nov., 1861 at Camp Corwin outside of Cincinnati. They joined Uncle Billy on his march to Chattanooga and were present at the battles about Chattanooga, and went with Sherman to Knoxville. In the spring of 1864, the 5th Ohio Cavalry participated in Sherman's Atlanta Campaign. However, having lost most of its horses in hard service, the regiment acted as infantry. The regiment then was attached to Maj. Gen. Judson Kilpatrick's command and subsequently took part in The March to the Sea. They also participated in the Carolinas taking heavy casualties in the Battles of Averasborough and Bentonville.
After the war ended, the 5th Ohio remained on active duty for several months, performing picket duty in North Carolina until mustered out October 30, 1865. The regiment lost during its term of service 1 officer and 26 enlisted men killed and mortally wounded, and 3 officers and 140 enlisted men by disease, for a total of 170 casualties

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Has anybody ever come across any images of the 37th Ohio Volunteer Infantry?
Did the March with Uncle Billy.
 

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Some officers of the 105th Ohio Volunteer Infantry. Mustered in to service Aug. 20, 1862, they had a long list of engagements including: Chickamauga, Missionary Ridge, Resaca, Kennesaw Mtn., Peachtree Creek, Atlanta, the March to the Sea, and the Carolinas Campaign.
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The officer at the left is the unlikely-named Albion Tourgee, postwar writer and novelist. (Albion is an old name meaning England or English.)
 

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The 12th Indiana Infantry was mustered into service in August of 1862. Initially attached to the Army of Kentucky, they were subsequently sent to the XIII Corps ( 12/62 ), the XVII Corps Army of the Tennessee ( to 1/63 ), and finally the XV Corps. Among their most notable engagements were the Battles of Missionary Ridge, Resaca, New Hope Church, Allatoona, Dallas, Kennesaw Mountain, Atlanta, the March to the Sea, and the Carolinas Campaign.
The regiment lost a total of 295 men; 8 officers and 92 enlisted men killed or mortally wounded, 2 officers and 193 enlisted men due to disease.

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