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Illinois Infantry, 102nd Regt., Co. A, account

 Collection
Identifier: MS-SC3773

Scope and Contents

Collection consists of one partially printed document dated September 14, 1862. It notes provisions for one day for 87 members of the 102nd Illinois Volunteer Infantry Regiment, Company A, posted at Camp McMurtry, Knoxville, IL. It is signed for Company A by Lieutenant Levi F. Gentry and by regimental commander Colonel William McMurtry.

Dates

  • 1862

Biographical / Historical

The 102nd Illinois Volunteer Infantry Regiment was organized in September 1862, at Knoxville, IL, and mustered into service for three years during the American Civil War. It saw service in the U.S. Army in Tennessee (1862-1864), as part of the Atlanta Campaign (1864), the Siege of Savannah (1864), and the Carolinas Campaign (1865). After participating in the surrender of the Army of Tennessee and other Confederate forces in North Carolina, the regiment joined the Grand Review in Washington, D.C. (May 24, 1865). It was mustered out of the service in Chicago on June 14, 1865.

Extent

1 folders (1 folder: .05 linear inches (.042 linear feet))

Language of Materials

English