55th Illinois Infantry
- 55th Illinois Reenactors page
- Company F, recruited in McDonough County, Illinois was called the Bushnell
Light Guards. The company was organized by Rev. William A. and Harrison Pressonand Milton L. Haney. Haney was awarded the Medal of Honor for his military service.
Specific References for this Unit
see also Bibliography of State-Wide References
see also US Army
Military History Institute
The story of the 55th regiment IL volunteer infantry in the civil war, 1861-1865. By a committee of the regiment. [Clinton, Mass., Printed by W.J. Coulter] 1887.
The Fifty-fifth Illinois, 1861-1865. forward by Edward C. Bearss. Reprint 1993 by Blue Acorn Press, Huntington, WV
History of Fulton County, Illinois: Together with sketches of its cities, villages . . .
by Chapman, 1879.
The Story of My Life, an autobiography, Milton L. Haney.
By: M.L. Haney, 55th Ill. Inf., Normal 1904, Civil War info on pages 137 to 220
Thanks to Larry Stevens for submitting sources for this page.
Ohio in the Civil War
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