101st REGIMENT INFANTRY
Dyer's Regimental History
from A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion, vol. III, Regimental
by Frederick H. Dyer 
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101st REGIMENT INFANTRY.
- Organized at Jacksonville, III., and mustered in September 2, 1862.
- Moved to Cairo, III., October 6-7, 1862
- Attached to District of Cairo, Dept. of the Tennessee; to November, 1862.
- 2nd Brigade, 4th Division, Right Wing 13th Army Corps (Old), Dept. of the Tennessee, to December, 1862.
- 2nd Brigade, 4th Division, ] 17th Army Corps, to January, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 4th Division, 16th Army Corps, January, 1863.
- District of Memphis, Tenn., 16th Army Corps, to March, 1863. Ram Fleet, Mississippi Squadron, to June, 1863.
- District of Columbus, Ky., 6th Division, 16th Army Corps to July, 1863. 1st Brigade, 6th Division, 16th Army Corps, to October, 1863.
- 1st Brigade, 3rd Division 11th Army Corps, Army of the Cumberland, to April 1864.
- 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 20th Army Corps, Army of the Cumberland and Army of Georgia, to June, 1866.
- Duty at Cairo, III., October 7, to November 26, 1862.
- Moved to Columbus, Ky., thence to Davis Mills, Miss., November 26-27.
- Grant's Central Mississippi Campaign.
- March to Lumpkin's Mills, thence to Holly Springs, Miss., November 28-December 3.
- Provost and garrison duty there till December 20.
- (Co. "A" guard prisoners to Cairo, III., Vicksburg, Miss., and Alton, Ill., December 13, 1862, to February 1, 1863.
Returned to Memphis, Tenn.)
- Action and capture at Holly Springs, Miss., December 20, 1862.
- Companies "B," "C," "E," "F" and "I" captured, paroled and sent to Memphis, Tenn., thence to Benton Barracks, Mo., and duty there as paroled prisoners of war till June 1863.
- Companies "D," "G," "H," "I" and "K" on duty guarding railroad, fell back to Coldwater, December 20, 1862, and assisted in repulse of Van Dorn's attack December 20.
- Companies "D," "G," "H" and "K" formed temporarily into a Battalion and attached to 14th Illinois Infantry till March, 1863.
- Operations on Mississippi Central Railroad and scouting till February 1863.
- At Memphis till March.
- Company "A" rejoined at Memphis February, 1863.
- Ordered to Vicksburg, Miss., March. 1863.
- Battalion broken up.
- Company "K" assigned as provost guard at General Grant's headquarters.
- Company "G" to ram "Switzerland;"
- Company "D" to "Rattler" and "Cricket;"
- Company "A" to "General Bragg;"
- Company "H" to "Lafayette," so serving till September, 1863.
- Rejoined Regiment at Union City, Tenn.
- Regiment exchanged June 7, 1863.
- Moved to New Madrid, Mo., and duty there till July 11.
- Moved to Columbus, Ky., and duty there scouting till August.
- At Union City, Tenn., August 25 to September 24
- Moved to Louisville, Ky., September 24-27,
- thence to Bridgeport, Ala., September 30-October 2 and duty there till October 27.
- Reopening Tennessee River October 27-29.
- Battle of Wauhatchie, Tenn., October 28-29.
- Duty in Lookout Valley till November 23.
- Chattanooga-Ringgold Campaign November 23-27.
- Orchard Knob November 23.
- Tunnel Hill November 24-25.
- Mission Ridge November 25.
- Pursuit to Cleveland November 26-27.
- March to relief of Knoxville, Tenn., November 28-December 17.
- At Whiteside till May, 1864.
- Atlanta (Ga.) Campaign May 3-September 8.
- Demonstration on Rocky Faced Ridge May 8-11.
- Battle of Resaca May 14-15.
- Near Cassville May 19.
- New Hope Church May 25
- Operations on line of Pumpkin Vine Creek and battles about Dallas, New Hope Church and Allatoona Hills, May 25-June 5.
- Operations about Marietta and against Kenesaw Mountain June 10-July 2.
- Pine Hill June 11-14.
- Lost Mountain June 15-17.
- Gilgal or Golgotha Church June 15.
- Muddy Creek June 17.
- Noyes Creek June 19.
- Kolb's Farm June 22.
- Assault on Kenesaw June 27.
- Ruff's Station, Smyrna Campground, July 4.
- Chattahoochie River July 6-17.
- Peach Tree Creek July 19-20.
- Siege of Atlanta July 22-August 26.
- Operations at Chattahoochie River Bridge August 26-September 2.
- Occupation of Atlanta September 2-November 15.
- Expedition from Atlanta to Tuckum's Cross Roads October 26-29.
- March to the sea November 15-December 10.
- Near Sandersville November 26.
- Montieth Swamp December 9.
- Siege of Savannah December 10-21.
- Campaign of the Carolinas January to April, 1865.
- Averysboro, Taylor's Hole Creek, N. C., March 16.
- Battle of Bentonville March 19-21
- Occupation of Goldsboro March 24.
- Advance on Raleigh April 10-14.
- Occupation of Raleigh April 14.
- Bennett's House April 26.
- Surrender of Johnston and his army.
- March to Washington D.C., via Richmond, Va, April 29-May 19
- Grand Review May 24.
- Mustered out June 7 and discharged at Springfield, Ill., June 21,1865.
Regiment lost during service
3 Officers and 47 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and
1 Officer and 118 Enlisted men by disease.
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