Monday, March 24, 2014

149th Illinois Infantry

Organized at Camp Butler, Ill., and mustered in for 1 year February 11, 1865. Moved to Nashville, Tenn., February 14-17, 1865; thence to Chattanooga, Tenn. Attached to 2nd Brigade, 2nd Separate Division, District of the Etowah, Dept. of the Cumberland, to July, 1865. Dept. of Georgia to January, 1866.

SERVICE. – Provost Guard duty at Chattanooga, Tenn., and guarding R. R. till May 2. Moved to Dalton, Ga., May 2; thence to Atlanta, Ga., July 6. Guard duty in 4th Sub-District, District of Allatoona, till January, 1866. Mustered out January 27, 1866.

Regiment lost during service by disease 31.

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

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