135th Illinois Volunteer Infantry Regiment

Infobox Military Unit
unit_name= 135th Regiment Illinois Volunteer Infantry


caption=Illinois state flag
dates= June 6, 1864 to October 5, 1864
country= United States
allegiance= Union
branch= Infantry
equipment=
battles=

The 135th Regiment Illinois Volunteer Infantry was an infantry regiment that served in the Union Army during the American Civil War. It was among scores of regiments that were raised in the summer of 1864 as Hundred Days Men, an effort to augment existing manpower for an all-out push to end the war within 100 days.

ervice

The 135th Illinois Infantry was organized at Mattoon, Illinois, and mustered into Federal service on June 6, 1864, for a one-hundred-day enlistment. The 135th garrisoned the line of the Missouri Pacific Railroad, and performed fatigue duty at Jefferson City, Missouri.

The regiment was mustered out of service on September 28, 1864.

Total strength and casualties

The regiment suffered 2 enlisted men killed in action or mortally wounded and 17 enlisted men who died of disease, for a total of 19 fatalities. [http://www.civilwararchive.com/Unreghst/unilif10.htm#135th The Civil War Archive website after Dyer, Frederick Henry. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion. 3 vols. New York: Thomas Yoseloff, 1959.]

Commanders

*Colonel John S. Wolfe - mustered out with the regiment. [http://www.rootsweb.com/~ilcivilw/f&s/135-fs.htm Illinois in the Civil War website after Illinois Adjutant General's muster rolls ]

ee also

*List of Illinois Civil War Units
*Illinois in the American Civil War

Notes

References

* [http://www.civilwararchive.com/unionil.htm The Civil War Archive]


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