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30th Regiment Illinois Volunteer Infantry
File:Flag of Illinois.svg
Illinois state flag
Active August 28, 1861 to July 24, 1865
Country United States
Allegiance Union
Branch Infantry
Engagements Battle of Belmont
Battle of Champion Hill
Battle of Big Black River
Siege of Vicksburg
Battle of Kennesaw Mountain
Battle of Atlanta
Battle of Jonesboro
March to the Sea
Battle of Bentonville

The 30th Regiment Illinois Volunteer Infantry was an infantry regiment that

served in the Union Army during the American Civil War.


The 30th Illinois Infantry was organized at Camp Butler, Illinois and mustered into

Federal service on August 28, 1861.

The regiment was mustered out on July 16, 1865 and discharged at Chicago, Illinois on July 24, 1865.

Total strength and casualties[]

The regiment suffered 10 officers and 115 enlisted men who were killed in action or who died of

their wounds and 2 officers and 218 enlisted men who died of disease, for a total of 345



  • Colonel Philip B. Fouke
  • Colonel Elias S. Dennis
  • Colonel Warren Shedd - Mustered out with the


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 Civil War website after Illinois Adjutant General's muster rolls