United States Regiments & Batteries > Illinois


1861
July 8 Organized at Chicago, Ills. under Captain Frederick Schambeck
July Ordered to West Virginia and attached to 2nd Brigade, Army of Occupation, West Virginia at New Creek, Va.
September 10 Battle of Carnifex Ferry, Va. Attached to McCook’s Brigade, District of the Kanawha, West Virginia
September 15-23 Moved to Camp Lookout and Big Sewell Mountain
October 6-9 To Camp Anderson
October 19-
November 16
Operations in Kanawha Valley and New River Region attached to 2nd Brigade, District of the Kanawha
October 19-21 New River
October 22 Moved to Gauley and duty there
December 9 Company assigned to Thielman’s Cavalry Battalion as Company C but served detached
1862
March Assigned to 4th Brigade, Kanawha District, Mountain Department in West Virginia
May 10 Advance on Virginia and Tennessee R. R.
May 11, 16, 17 Princeton
May 15 Wolf Creek
May-August At Flat Top Mountain
July 15 Flat Top Mountain
August 13-14 Blue Stone
August 15-24 Movement to Washington, D.C. Assigned to 2nd Brigade, Kanawha Division, 9th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac
September 6-22 Maryland Campaign
September 12 Frederick City, Md.
September 14
South Mountain
September 16-17
Battle of Antietam
October 8 March to Clear Springs
October 9 To Hancock
October 14-
November 17
March to the Kanawha Valley. Attached to Kanawha Division, District of West Virginia, Dept. Ohio
December 1-10 Scouting in Boone, Wyoming and Logan Counties
December 25 Attached to 16th Illinois Cavalry as Company C but served detached
1863
March Attached to Averill’s 4th Separate Brigade, 8th Army Corps, Middle Department
April At Buckhannon
April 20-May 14 Operations against Imboden’s Raid in West Virginia
May to July At Buckhannon, Bulltown, Clarksburg, Parkersburg and Weston
June Assigned to Averill’s 4th Separate Brigade, West Virginia
July 2-7 Moved to Beverly
July 14 Beverly
July 16 Shanghai
July 18-19 Martinsburg
August 5-31 Averill’s Raid through Hardy, Pendleton, Highland, Bath, Greenbrier and Pocahontas Counties
August 25-26 Rocky Gap, near White Sulphur Springs
October 14 Salt Lick Bridge
November 1-17 Averill’s Raid from Beverly to Lewisburg and Virginia and Tennessee R. R.
November 5 Mill Point
November 6 Droop Mountain
November 10 Elk Mountain, near Hillsborough
December 8-25 Averill’s Raid on Virginia and Tennessee R. R. Assigned to 2nd Brigade, 4th Division, West Virginia
December 13-17 March through Elk Mountain Pass to Beverly
Decmber Duty at Beverly

1864

April Duty at Harper’s Ferry and on Baltimore R. R. assigned to Reserve Division West Virginia
May 5 Duty on Baltimore and Ohio R. R., between Bloomfield and Piedmont
July 16 Mustered out