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22nd Regiment Illinois Volunteer Infantry
Illinois state flag
Active June 25, 1861 to July 7, 1864
Country United States
Allegiance Union
Branch Infantry

The 22nd Regiment Illinois Volunteer Infantry was an infantry regiment that served in the Union Army during the American Civil War.


The 22nd Illinois Infantry was organized at Belleville, Illinois and mustered into Federal service on June 25, 1861.

The regiment was mustered out on July 7, 1864. Its veterans and recruits were transferred to the 42nd Illinois Volunteer Infantry Regiment.

Total strength and casualties[]

The regiment suffered 2 officer and 145 enlisted men who were killed in action or who died of their wounds and 2 officers and 101 enlisted men who died of disease, for a total of 250 fatalities.[1]


  • Colonel Henry Dougherty - discharged due to wounds on May 7, 1863.
  • Lieutenant Colonel Francis Swanwick - mustered out with the regiment.[2]

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. - retrieved June 25, 2007.
  2. Illinois in the Civil War website after Illinois Adjutant Generals muster rolls - retrieved June 25, 2007.