Monday, March 24, 2014

148th Illinois Infantry

Organized at Camp Butler, Ill., and mustered in February 21, 1865. Moved to Nashville, Tenn., February 22-25, thence to Tullahoma, Tenn., March 1, Attached to 1st Brigade, Defences Nashville & Chattanooga R. R. to April, 1865. 2nd Brigade, 1st Sub-District, District of Middle Tennessee, Dept. of the Cumberland, to June, 1865. 3rd Brigade, 1st Sub-District, District of Middle Tennessee, to September, 1865.

SERVICE. – Duty at Tullahoma, Tenn., till June 18, 1865; then distributed 5 Companies at Decherd, 1 Company at McMinnville and 4 Companies guarding Nashville & Chattanooga R. R. from Lombardy to Anderson's Station till September. Mustered out at Nashville, Tenn., September 5, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 2 Enlisted men killed and 1 Officer and 70 Enlisted men by disease. Total 73.

SOURCE: Frederick H. Dyer, A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion, Part 3, p. 1102

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