59th Illinois Infantry

Organized as the 9th Regiment Infantry Missouri Volunteers. Re-named 59th Illinois Infantry in Feb 1862.



Medal of Honor Recipients

Specific References for this Unit

  • see also Bibliography of State-Wide References
  • see also US Army Military History Institute
  • see also US Army Military History Institute - 9th Missouri Infantry
  • The history of the 59th regiment IL volunteers : or A 3 years' campaign through MO, AR, MS, TN and KY, with a description of the country, towns, skirmishes and battles ... embellished with 24 lithographed portraits of the officers of the regiment, by Lathrop, David, Indianapolis : Hall & Hutchinson (1865)
  • The rough side of war : the Civil War journal of Chesley A. Mosman, 1st Lieut., Company D, 59th IL Vol. Inf. Reg. edited with biographical sketch by Arnold Gates. by Mosman, Chesley A., Garden City : Basin Pub. Co., c1987.

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