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84th Regiment Illinois Volunteer Infantry
Illinois flag
Active September 1, 1862 to June 16, 1865
Country United States
Allegiance Union
Branch Infantry
Engagements Battle of Perryville
Battle of Stone's River
Battle of Chickamauga
Siege of Chattanooga
Battle of Lookout Mountain
Battle of Missionary Ridge
Battle of Resaca
Battle of Kennesaw Mountain
Siege of Atlanta
Battle of Franklin
Battle of Nashville

The 84th Regiment Illinois Volunteer Infantry was an infantry regiment that served in the Union Army during the American Civil War.


The 84th Illinois Infantry was organized at Quincy, Illinois and mustered into Federal service on September 1, 1862.

The regiment was mustered out on June 8, 1865 in Nashville, Tennessee and discharged on June 16, 1865.

Total strength and casualties[]

The regiment suffered 4 officers and 120 enlisted men who were killed in action or who died of their wounds and 1 officers and 144 enlisted men who died of disease, for a total of 269 fatalities.[1]


  • Colonel Lewis H. Waters - 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