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14th Regiment Illinois Volunteer Infantry (3 Year)
Illinois flag
Active May 25, 1861 – September 18, 1865
Country United States
Allegiance Union
Branch Infantry
Engagements Battle of Shiloh
Battle of the Hatchie
Siege of Vicksburg

Battle of Bentonville

The 14th Regiment Illinois Volunteer Infantry was an infantry regiment that served in the Union Army during the American Civil War.


The 14th Illinois Infantry was mustered into Federal service for a three year enlistment on May 25, 1861, at Jacksonville, Illinois.

The regiment was consolidated with 15th Illinois Infantry on July 1, 1864, as the 14th and 15th Battalion Illinois Volunteer Infantry but reorganized as the 14th Illinois on April 28, 1865.

The regiment was mustered out on September 18, 1865, at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas.

Total strength and casualties[]

The regiment suffered 62 enlisted soldiers killed in action or mortally wounded and 1 officer and 160 enlisted who died of disease, for a total of 223 fatalities.[1]


  • Colonel John M. Palmer - promoted to brigadier general.
  • Colonel Cyrus Hall


See also[]

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


  1. The Civil War Archive website after Dyer, Frederick Henry. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion. 3 vols. New York: Thomas Yoseloff, 1959.
  2. Illinois in the Cvil war website after Illinois Adjutant General's muster rolls