Battle Unit Details

UNION ILLINOIS VOLUNTEERS

80th Regiment, Illinois Infantry

Overview:
Organized at Centralia, Ill., and mustered in August 25, 1862. Moved to Louisville, Ky., September 4, 1862. Attached to 33rd Brigade, 10th Division, Army of the Ohio, to October, 1862. 33rd Brigade, 10th Division, 1st Army Corps, Army of the Ohio, to November, 1862. 1st Brigade, 5th Division, Centre, 14th Army Corps, Army of the Cumberland, to January, 1863. 1st Brigade, 5th Division, 14th Army Corps, to April, 1863. Streight's Independent Brigade, Dept. of the Cumberland to May, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 4th Division, 14th Army Corps, Army of the Cumberland, June to October, 1863. 3rd Brigade, 3rd Division, 11th Army Corps, Army of the Cumberland, to December, 1863. 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 4th Army Corps, Army of the Cumberland, to June, 1865.

Service:
Pursuit of Bragg into Kentucky October 1-16, 1862. Battle of Perryville, Ky., October 8. March to Munfordsville, Ky., October 12-18, and duty there till November 30. Expedition to Cave City October 31-November 26. Moved to Bledsoe Creek November 30. Pursuit of Morgan to Bear Wallow December 26, 1862-January 2, 1863. Moved to Nashville, thence to Murfreesboro, Tenn., January 3-10, and duty at Murfreesboro till April. Expedition to Auburn, Liberty and Alexandria February 3-5. Expedition to Woodbury March 3-8. Vaught's Hill, Milton, March 20. Moved to Nashville, Tenn., April 7, and attached to Streight's Provisional Brigade. Moved to Eastport, Miss., April 12-19, thence march to Tuscumbia, Ala., and Regiment mounted. Streight's Raid from Tuscumbia toward Rome, Ga., April 26-May 3. Day's Gap April 28. Sand Mountain April 30. Crooked Creek, Hog Mountain, April 30. East Branch Black Warrior Creek May 1. Blount's Farm May 2. Near Centre May 2. Cedar Bluffs May 3. Surrendered to vastly superior forces under Forest. Paroled. Moved to Atlanta, Ga., thence to Richmond, Va., and Annapolis, Md., May 4-17. Moved to Camp Chase, Ohio, May 19. Declared exchanged June 23, and moved to St. Louis, Mo., thence to Nashville, Tenn., and Stevenson, Ala., June 29-September 8. Moved to Battle Creek, Tenn., October 16, and to Bridgeport, Ala., October 23. Reopening Tennessee River October 26-29. Battle of Wauhatchie, Tenn., October 28-29. Duty in Lookout Valley till November 23. Chattanooga-Ringgold Campaign November 23-27. Orchard Knob November 23. Tunnel Hill November 24-25. Mission Ridge November 25. Pursuit to Graysville November 26-27. March to relief of Knoxville November 28-December 17. Duty at Whitesides, Tyner's Station and Blue Springs till May, 1864. Demonstration on Dalton, Ga., February 22-27, 1864. Tunnel Hill, Buzzard's Roost Gap and Rocky Faced Ridge February 23-25. Near Dalton February 23. Atlanta (Ga.) Campaign May 1-September 8. Tunnel Hill May 6-7. Demonstration on Rocky Faced Ridge May 8-11. Buzzard's Roost Gap May 8-9. Demonstration on Dalton May 9-13. Near Dalton May 13. Battle of Resaca May 14-15. Near Kingston May 18-19. Near Cassvllle May 19. Advance on Dallas May 22-25. Operations on line of Pumpkin Vine Creek and battles about Dallas, New Hope Church and Allatoona Hills May 25-June 5. Operations about Marietta and against Kenesaw Mountain June 10-July 2. Pine Hill June 11-14. Lost Mountain June 15-17. Assault on Kenesaw June 27. Ruff's Station, Smyrna Camp Ground, July 4. Chattahoochie River July 5-17. Peach Tree Creek July 19-20. Siege of Atlanta July 22-August 25. Flank movement on Jonesboro August 25-30. Battle of Jonesboro August 31-September 1. Lovejoy Station September 2-6. Pursuit of Hood into Alabama October 3-26. Nashville Campaign November-December. Columbia, Duck River, November 24-27. Spring Hill November 29. Battle of Franklin November 30. Battle of Nashville December 15-16. Pursuit of Hood to the Tennessee River December 17-28. Moved to Huntsville, Ala., and duty there till March, 1865. Expedition to Bull's Gap and operations in East Tennessee March 15 to April 22. Moved to Nashville, Tenn., and duty there till June. Mustered out June 10, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 6 Officers and 52 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 160 Enlisted men by disease. Total 218.
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