4th Illinois Volunteer Infantry

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4th Illinois Volunteer Infantry (1898-1899) - Organized and mustered into the service of the United States at Springfield May 19 and 20 with 50 officers and 994 enlisted men.

  • Assignments:
    • Assigned to Second Brigade, Second Division, Seventh Army Corps, May 30
    • Assigned to Second Brigade, First Division, Seventh Army Corps, January 7
  • Movements:
    • Left Springfield May 26; arrived at Jacksonville, Fla., May 27
    • Changed station from Jacksonville to Savannah, Ga., October 21
    • Sailed from Savannah on steamship Mobile January 3; arrived at Habana, Cuba, January 7
    • Sailed from Habana on steamships Whitney and Yarmouth April 4 and 5, 1899; arrived at Egmont Key, Fla., April 5 and 6
    • Sailed from Egmont Key April 6, arriving Port Tampa, Fla., same day. Arrived at Augusta, Ga., April 11.

Mustered out of the service of the United States at Augusta, Ga., May 2, 1899, with 49 officers and 960 enlisted men. Casualties while in service: Officers-none. Enlisted men-died of disease, 24; killed by accident, 1; deserted, 4.


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