|9th Regiment Illinois Volunteer Infantry (3 Years)|
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|Active||July 26, 1861 to March 15, 1863|
The 9th Illinois Infantry was organized at Cairo, Illinois and mustered into Federal service between July 26 and August 31, 1861 for a three year enlistment.
The regiment was converted to the 9th Illinois Volunteer Mounted Infantry Regiment on March 15, 1863.
Total strength and casualties
The regiment suffered 5 officers and 211 enlisted men killed in action or mortally wounded and 1 officer and 200 enlisted men who died of disease, for a total of 417 fatalities.
- Colonel Augustus Mersy - Mustered out with the regiment.
- List of Illinois Civil War Units
- Illinois in the American Civil War
- http://www.civilwararchive.com/Unreghst/unilinf1.htm#9th 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/009-fs.htm Illinois in the Civil War website after Illinois Adjutant General's muster rolls
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