|28th Regiment Illinois Volunteer Infantry|
Illinois state flag
|Active||August 15, 1861 to March 15, 1866|
|Engagements||Battle of Shiloh|
Siege of Vicksburg
The 28th Regiment Illinois Volunteer Infantry was an infantry regiment that
The 28th Illinois Infantry was organized at Camp Butler, Illinois and mustered into
Federal service on August 15, 1861.
The regiment was mustered out on March 15, 1866.
Total strength and casualties
The regiment suffered 9 officers and 97 enlisted men who were killed in action or who died of their wounds and 2 officers and 182 enlisted men who died of disease, for a total of 290 fatalities.
- Colonel Amory K. Johnson
- Colonel Jonathan R. Miles
- Lieutenant Colonel Richard Ritter - Mustered out with the regiment.
- List of Illinois Civil War Units
- Illinois in the American Civil War
- http://www.civilwararchive.com/Unreghst/unilinf3.htm#28th 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/028-fs.htm Illinois in the Civil War website after Illinois Adjutant General's muster rolls
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