|88th Regiment Illinois Volunteer Infantry|
Illinois state flag
|Active||September 4, 1862 to June 22, 1865|
|Equipment||Battle of Perryville|
Battle of Stone River
Battle of Chickamauga
Battle of Missionary Ridge
Battle of Franklin
Battle of Nashville
The 88th Illinois Infantry was organized at Camp Douglas, in Chicago, and mustered into Federal service on September 4, 1862.
The regiment was mustered out on June 9, 1865 and discharged at Chicago, Illinois on June 22, 1865.
Total strength and casualties
The regiment suffered 5 officers and 98 enlisted men who were killed in action or who died of their wounds and 4 officers and 84 enlisted men who died of disease, for a total of 191 fatalities.
- Colonel Francis T. Sherman - Mustered out with the regiment.
- List of Illinois Civil War Units
- Illinois in the American Civil War
- http://www.civilwararchive.com/Unreghst/unilinf7.htm#88th 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/088-fs.htm Illinois in the Cvil war website after Illinois Adjutant General's muster rolls
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