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58th Illinois Infantry

This unit was attached to Brig. Gen. Napoleon B. Buford's Post of Cairo, Illinois of Brig. Gen. Alexander Asboth's 6th Division, District of Columbus (KY), Maj. Gen. Stephen A. Hurlbut's XVI Army Corps and was commanded by Col. William F. Lynch.
 
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.