ILLINOIS in the CIVIL WAR

Nicknames of Illinois Civil War Regiments & Companies


Infantry Regiments [alphabetically by name]

 50 - Blind Half-Hundred
 33 - Brains Regiment
 72 - Chicago Board of Trade Regiment
 88 - 2nd Board of Trade Regiment
 31 - Dirty-First
  7 - Fremont's Rifles [AGR--this maybe a typo of 37]
 37 - Fremont's Rifles [Dyer]
 13 - Fremont's Grey Hounds [AGR]
 24 - 1st Hecker Regiment (organized by Hecker) [Dyer]
 82 - 2nd Hecker Regiment [Dyer]
 37 - Illinois Greyhounds
 23 - Irish Brigade [Dyer]
 43 - Koerner Regiment (organized by Koerner)
 45 - Lead Mine Regiment (from Galena)
 94 - McLean Regiment
 33 - Normal Regiment
 73 - Persimmon Regiment or Preachers Regiment
115 - 2nd Preachers Regiment
 89 - Railroad Regiment
 34 - Red River Rifles (farmers from Dixon area)
 12 - 1st Scotch Regiment
 65 - 2nd Scotch Regiment
 10 - The Twins (with 16 - campaigned together) [Stewart]
 16 - The Twins (with 10 - campaigned together) [Stewart]
 45 - Washburn Lead Mine Regiment [Dyer]
 39 - Yates Phalanx [Dyer]
 64 - Yates Sharpshooters [Dyer]

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