Battle Unit Details

UNION ILLINOIS VOLUNTEERS

153rd Regiment, Illinois Infantry (1 year, 1865)

Overview:
Organized at Camp Fry, Chicago, Ill., and mustered in for 1 year February 27, 1865. Moved to Nashville, Tenn.; thence to Tullahoma, Tenn., March 4-10. Attached to 2nd Brigade, Defences of Nashville & Chattanooga R. R., Dept. of the Cumberland, to April, 1865. 2nd Brigade, 1st Sub-District, District of Middle Tennessee, to July, 1865. 1st Infantry Brigade, District of West Tennessee, to September, 1865.

Service:
Assigned to guard duty on Nashville & Chattanooga R.R. till July, 1865. Moved to Memphis, Tenn., July 1, and duty there till September. Mustered out September 15, 1865, and discharged September 24, 1865.

Regiment lost during service by disease 37.
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