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122nd Illinois Infantry

This unit was attached to Col. August Mersy's 2nd Brigade of Brig. Gen. Grenville M. Dodge's 2nd Division, Maj. Gen. Richard J. Oglesby's Left Wing, XVI Army Corps, District of Corinth and was commanded by Lt. Col. James F. Drish & Col. John I. Rinaker.

 
Illinois Memorial
Illinois Memorial
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Did You Know?

Did You Know?

Jefferson Davis served as a United States Congressman, Senator, Secretary of War, and war hero before being called upon to accept the Presidency of the Confederate States.