|129th Regiment Illinois Volunteer Infantry|
Illinois state flag
|Active||September 8, 1862 to June 8, 1865|
|Engagements||Battle of Resaca|
Battle of Kennesaw Mountain
Siege of Atlanta
March to the Sea
Battle of Bentonville
The 129th Illinois Infantry was organized at Pontiac, Illinois and mustered into Federal service on September 8, 1862 for a three year enlistment.
The regiment was mustered out of service on June 8, 1865.
Total strength and casualties
The regiment suffered 50 enlisted men who were killed in action or who died of their wounds and 2 officers and 128 enlisted men who died of disease, for a total of 180 fatalities.
- Colonel George P. Smith -resigned on May 8, 1863.
- Colonel Henry Case - mustered out with the regiment.
- List of Illinois Civil War Units
- Illinois in the American Civil War
- http://www.civilwararchive.com/Unreghst/unilif10.htm#129th The Civil War Archive website after Dyer, Frederick Henry. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion. 3 vols. New York: Thomas Yoseloff, 1959.
- http://www.rootsweb.com/~ilcivilw/f&s/020-fs.htm Illinois in the Civil War website after Illinois Adjutant General's muster rolls
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