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John Fushi

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I was given my first ladder badge in 2013, Now 8 years later I show my ladder / Shield / Reunion Badge collection. Hope you enjoy.  

 

1st Illinois Light Artillery 

 

1st Illinois Light Artillery Regiment was an artillery battery from Illinois that served in the Union Army during the American Civil War. The battery was organized in February 1862 at Chicagoand within two months it fought at Shiloh. Later, the battery served at Corinth, Vicksburg, Jackson, Missionary Ridge, Knoxville, Franklin, and Nashville. The battery mustered out of Federal service in July 1865.

 

8th Illinois Volunteer Cavalry 

 

The 8th Illinois Cavalry Regiment was a cavalryregiment that served in the Union Army during the American Civil War. The regiment served the duration of the war, and was the only Illinois cavalry regiment to serve the entire war in the Army of the Potomac. They also aided in the hunt for John Wilkes Booth and served as President Lincoln's honor guard while he lay in state under the rotunda. Lincoln gave them the nickname of "Farnsworth's Abolitionist Regiment" when he watched them march past the White House.

 

9th Illinois Volunteer Cavalry

 

The 9th Illinois Cavalry Regiment was a cavalry regiment that served in the Union Army during the American Civil War. The 9th Illinois Cavalry was mustered into service at Chicago, Illinois, on November 30, 1861. The regiment was mustered out on October 31, 1865, at Selma, Alabama.

 

10th Illinois Volunteer Cavalry 

 

The 10th Regiment Illinois Volunteer Cavalry, known informally as "Lincoln's Own", was a cavalry regiment that served in the Union Army during the American Civil War. 

The 10th Illinois Cavalry was mustered into service at Camp Butler, Illinois on November 25, 1861. In January 1862, the regiment moved to Quincy, Illinois, where they underwent additional training. The regiment was disbanded on November 22, 1865, with members receiving their final pay and discharge at Camp Butler on January 6, 1866.

 

11th Illinois Volunteer Infantry

 

The 11th Regiment Illinois Volunteer Infantrywas an infantry regimentfrom Illinois that served in the Union Army during the American Civil War. In April 1861, it was formed as a three-month volunteer unit, and in July 1861 it was reorganized as a three-year unit, in which role it served until the end of the war. Two of its commanding officers were promoted to brigadier general and led major units during the war. In its first major action at Fort Donelson the regiment suffered terrible losses. The 11th Illinois also fought at Shiloh, Riggins Hill, Vicksburg, First Yazoo City, Second Yazoo City, and Fort Blakely. In April 1863, the 109th Illinois Infantry Regiment was disbanded and its enlisted men transferred into the 11th Illinois. The regiment was mustered out of service in July 1865.

 

12th Illinois Volunteer Cavalry 

 

The 12th Illinois Cavalry Regiment was a volunteer cavalry regiment which served in the Union Army during the American Civil War. The 12th Cavalry was organized at Camp Butler in February 1862.[2] It was part of the Army of the Potomac from September 1862 to November 1863; the Department of the Gulf from March 1864 to February 1865; and the Department of Texas from July 1865 to May 1866.

 

18th Illinois Volunteer Infantry 

 

The 18th Regiment Illinois Volunteer Infantry was an infantry regiment that served in the Union Army during the American Civil War. Organized at Aurora, Ill., and mustered into State service May 19, and into U. S. service May 28, 1861. Service of those originally mustered in expired, they were mustered out and the veterans and recruits were retained in the service until Dec. 16, 1865.

 

37th Volunteer Infantry 

 

The 37th Regiment Illinois Volunteer Infantry, nicknamed the "Fremont Rifles" and "Illinois Greyhounds", was an infantry regiment that served in the Union Army during the American Civil War. The 37th Illinois Infantry was organized at Chicago, Illinois and mustered into Federal service on September 18, 1861.

 

42nd Volunteer Infantry 

 

The 42nd Regiment Illinois Volunteer Infantry was an infantry regiment that served in the Union Army during the American Civil War. The 42nd Illinois Infantry was organized at Chicago, Illinois and mustered into Federal service on July 22, 1861. Service ended December, 1865.

 

46th Illinois Volunteer Infantry

 

The 46th Illinois Infantry was organized at Camp Butler, Illinois and mustered into Federal service on December 28, 1861.

The regiment was mustered out on January 20, 1866.

 

47th Illinois Volunteer Infantry

 

The 47th Regiment Illinois Volunteer Infantry was an infantry regiment that served in the Union Army during the American Civil War. The 47th Illinois Infantry was organized at Peoria, Illinois and mustered into Federal service on August 16, 1861. The 47th Illinois Infantry was organized at Peoria, Illinois and mustered into Federal service on August 16, 1861.

 

57th Illinois Volunteer Infantry 

 

The 57th Regiment Illinois Volunteer Infantry was an infantry regiment that served in the Union Army during the American Civil War. The 57th Illinois Infantry was organized at Shawneetown, Illinois, and mustered into Federal service on December 26, 1861, to serve for three years. At the expiration of the enlistment period, the original members was mustered out, except reenlisted veterans. The regiment composed of veterans and recruits were maintained in service until it was mustered out on July 7, 1865.

 

59th Illinois Volunteer Infantry

 

The 59th Illinois Infantry Regiment was an infantry regimentthat served in the Union Army during the American Civil War. It was formed as the 9th Missouri Infantry Regiment in September 1861, and changed name to the 59th Illinois Infantry Regiment in February 1862.

 

65th Illinois Volunteer Infantry

 

The 65th Regiment Illinois Volunteer Infantry, nicknamed the "Second Scotch Regiment" was an infantry regiment that served in the Union Army during the American Civil War. The 65th Illinois Infantry was organized at Camp Douglas at Chicago, Illinois and mustered into Federal service on May 1, 1862. The regiment was discharged from service on July 26, 1865.

 

85th Illinois Volunteer Infantry 

 

The 85th Regiment Illinois Volunteer Infantry was an infantry regiment that served in the Union Army during the American Civil War. The 85th Illinois Infantry was organized at Peoria, Illinois and mustered into Federal service on August 27, 1862. The regiment was mustered out on June 5, 1865.

 

86th Illinois Volunteer Infantry 

 

The 86th Regiment Illinois Volunteer Infantry was an infantry regiment that served in the Union Army during the American Civil War. The 86th Illinois Infantry was organized at Peoria, Illinois and mustered into Federal service on August 27, 1862. The regiment was mustered out on June 6, 1865, and discharged at Chicago, Illinois, on June 21, 1865.

 

88th Illinois Volunteer Infantry 

 

The 88th Illinois Infantry Regiment (nicknamed the  Second Chicago Board of Trade Regiment) was an infantry regimentfrom Illinois that served in the Union Army during the American Civil War. The regiment mustered into service in September 1862. The regiment mustered out of service in June 1865.

 

92nd Illinois Volunteer Infantry 

 

The 92nd Regiment Illinois Infantry, also known as 92nd Illinois Mounted Infantry Regiment, was an infantry and mounted infantry regiment that served in the Union Army during the American Civil War. The 92nd Illinois Volunteer Infantry was organized at Rockford, Illinoisby MAJ Smith D Atkins of the 11th Illinois Infantry Regiment and mustered into Federal service on September 4, 1862. The regiment was mustered out at Concord, North Carolina, on June 21, 1865, and discharged at Chicago, on July 10, 1865.

 

93rd Illinois Volunteer Infantry 

 

The 93rd Regiment Illinois Volunteer Infantry was an infantry regiment that served in the Union Army during the American Civil War. The 93rd Illinois Infantry was mustered into state service at Chicago, Illinois and mustered into Federal service on October 13, 1862. The regiment was mustered out on June 23, 1865, and discharged at Chicago, Illinois, on July 7, 1865.

 

98th Illinois Volunteer Infantry 

 

The 98th Regiment Illinois Volunteer Infantry, later the 98th Regiment Illinois Volunteer Mounted Infantry, was an infantry and mounted infantry regiment that served in the Union Army during the American Civil War. The 98th Illinois Infantry was organized at Centralia, Illinois and mustered into Federal service on September 3, 1862. The regiment was mustered out on June 27, 1865, and discharged at Springfield, Illinois, on July 7, 1865.

 

118th Illinois Volunteer Infantry 

 

The 118th Illinois Volunteer Infantry was an infantry regiment in the Union Army during the American Civil War. On June 10, 1863, the regiment was converted to mounted infantry.  The 118th Illinois Infantry was organized at Camp Butler in Springfield, Illinois, August through October 1862 and mustered in for three years service on November 7, 1862, under the command of Colonel John G. Fonda. The 118th Illinois Infantry mustered out of service on October 1, 1865, returned to Camp Butler, October 2–10, and was discharged October 13, 1865.

 

119th Illinois Volunteer Infantry 

 

The 119th Regiment, Illinois Volunteer Infantry was an infantry regiment in the Union Army during the American Civil War. The 119th Illinois Infantry was organized in Quincy, Illinois beginning in September 1862 and mustered in for three years service on October 7, 1862 under the command of Colonel Thomas Jefferson Kinney. Occupation of Mobile April 12. Marched to Montgomery April 13–25. Returned to Mobile and duty there until August.

 

133rd Illinois Volunteer Infantry 

 

The 133rd Regiment Illinois Volunteer Infantry was an infantryregiment that served in the Union Army during the American Civil War. It was among scores of regiments that were raised in the summer of 1864 as Hundred Days Men, an effort to augment existing manpower for an all-out push to end the war within 100 days. The 133rd Illinois Infantry was organized at Camp Butler, Illinois, and mustered into Federal service on May 31, 1864, for a one hundred day enlistment. The 133rd guarded prisoners at the Rock Island Arsenal. The regiment was mustered out of service on September 24, 1864.

 

 

 

 

 

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Marktk36thIL

Extremely well put together! I see a lot of famous units.

 

Have you come across 15th IL Cavalry or 36th IL Infantry ones?

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John Fushi
1 hour ago, Marktk36thIL said:

Extremely well put together! I see a lot of famous units.

 

Have you come across 15th IL Cavalry or 36th IL Infantry ones?

I have seen a 15th Illinois Cavalry. I might know where one is, I will let you know if I find one 

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M24 Chaffee

Amazing collection! I’m sure you enjoyed finding all of these great looking badges from your state!

 

Frank

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John Fushi

 

On 5/29/2021 at 7:08 AM, M24 Chaffee said:

Amazing collection! I’m sure you enjoyed finding all of these great looking badges from your state!

 

Frank

Thank you, It has been very fun to collect / find them. 

 

John

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John Fushi
On 5/29/2021 at 7:27 AM, irish said:

Impressive... a big fan of Illinois History...

Same here, Can not get enough Illinois history 

 

John

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