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The 2nd Illinois Artillery, Battery M lost 5 enlisted men killed or mortally wounded and 16 men to disease during the Civil War.

1862
Organized at Chicago, Ill.
June 6 Mustered in
June 16 Left State for Martinsburg, Va.
June 24 Arrived Martinsburg. Attached to R. R. Brigade, 8th Army Corps, Middle Dept.
August 24 Expedition to Darkesville
September 12 Moved to Harper’s Ferry, Va.
September 12-15 Siege of Harper’s Ferry
September 15 Surrendered
September 16 Paroled and moved to Annapolis, Md., then to Camp Douglass, Chicago, Ill.
Operations in Western Theater for remainder of career