United States Regiments & Batteries


Illinois provided 256,868 men in 17 regiments, 3 battalions and 17 independent companes of cavalry, 35 light artillery batteries, and 156 regiments and 11 independent companies of infantry to the Union army during the war. Most of these fought in the Western Theater, but a small number found their way to the east. *

Infantry

23rd Illinois • 39th Illinois • 65th Illinois • 82nd Illinois • Sturgis Rifles

Cavalry

8th Illinois Cavalry • 12th Illinois Cavalry• McClellan Dragoons

Schambeck’s Cavalry Company • Barker’s (Illinois) Dragoons

Artillery

1st Illinois Artillery, Battery L • 2nd Illinois Artillery, Battery M