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75th Regiment Illinois Volunteer Infantry
Illinois state flag
Active September 2, 1862 to June 12, 1865
Country United States
Allegiance Union
Branch Infantry
Engagements Battle of Stone's River
Siege of Chattanooga
Battle of Kennesaw Mountain
Battle of Jonesboro
Battle of Franklin
Battle of Nashville

The 75th Regiment Illinois Volunteer Infantry was an infantry regiment that served in the Union Army during the American Civil War.


75th Regiment Illinois was organized at Dixon, Illinois and mustered into Federal service on September 2, 1862.

The regiment was discharged from service on June 12, 1865.

Total strength and casualties[]

The regiment lost 3 officers and 94 enlisted men killed in action or died of wounds and 5 officers and 103 enlisted men who died of disease, for a total of 205 fatalities.[1]


  • Colonel George Ryan - Resigned December 20, 1862.
  • Colonel John Bennett - 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.
  2. Illinois in the Civil War website after Illinois Adjutant General's muster rolls