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94th Regiment Illinois Volunteer Infantry
Illinois flag
Active August 20, 1862 to July 17, 1865
Country United States
Allegiance Union
Branch Infantry
Engagements Battle of Prairie Grove
Siege of Vicksburg
Fort Morgan
Operations against Mobile, Alabama

The 94th Regiment Illinois Volunteer Infantry, nicknamed the "McLean Regiment," was an infantry regiment that served in the Union Army during the American Civil War.


The 94th Illinois Infantry was organized in McLean County, Illinois and mustered into Federal service on August 20, 1862.

The regiment was mustered out on July 17, 1865 at Galveston, Texas..

Total strength and casualties[]

The regiment suffered 9 enlisted men who were killed in action or who died of their wounds and 4 officers and 162 enlisted men who died of disease, for a total of 175 fatalities.[1]


  • Colonel William W. Orme - Promoted to brigadier general on April 4, 1863.
  • Colonel John McNulta - 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 Cvil war website after Illinois Adjutant General's muster rolls