The Gallant 15th of Illinois: History of a Civil War Volunteer Infantry Regiment ~ Battle of Shiloh, Andersonville, etc.


Title: The Gallant 15th of Illinois: History of a Civil War Volunteer Infantry Regiment (Co. A - Woodstock, Co. B - Belvidere, Co. C - Rockford, Co. D - Marengo, Co. E - Warren, Co. F - Algonquin, Co. G - Lena, Co. H - Polo, Co. I - Waukegan, Co. K - Mt. Carroll)

Author: Betty Obendorf & Kathy Pasch

Description: Hardcover. Near like new. Clean and unmarked. Illustrated. 432 pages. 11 x 8.5 inches.

A Civil War history of the 15th Illinois Infantry Regiment. The narrative is complemented with maps and illustrations, official war reports, newspaper accounts from the period, personal accounts, diaries and letters, and over 150 individual photos of the men.

[1] Answering the Call: Signing Up - The First Illinois Regiment Mustered In for 3 Years Service.
[2] Camp Scott - Freeport, Illinois (Muster List).
[3] Leaving Northern Illinois -- Heading for Missouri.
[4] On the Move in Missouri.
[5] A Recruits Life & Joining with the 14th.
[6] The Cat and Mouse Game with General Price.
[7] Images of What Was to Come.
[8] Preparation for the Battle.
[9] The Battle of Shiloh - Sunday, April 6th, Day One.
[10] The Battle of Shiloh - Monday, April 7th, Day Two.
[11] Following the Battle-- The Dead and Wounded (Casualty List).
[12] Leaving Pittsburg Landing -- Siege of Corinth.
[13] ''Hell on the Hatchie'' -- Davis's Bridge; Metamora, Tennessee.
[14] Always Marching -- Siege of Vicksburg and Jackson.
[15] Signing Up for More Duty -- The Meridian Campaign.
[16] 14th and 15th Veteran Battalion - The Atlanta Campaign (Member List).
[17] Captured in the South -- Big Shanty, Ackworth, Morris Station, Allatoona Pass.
[18] Life in Prison -- Camp Sumter - Andersonville, GA, Camp Lawton - Millen, GA, Camp Sorghum - Columbia, SC (Captured and Imprisoned List).
[19] Freedom for Some -- Fragmentation of the Veteran Battalion.
[20] The March to the Sea -- The Savannah Campaign.
[21] Campaign of the Carolinas -- January to April 1865.
[22] Great Highs and Terrible Lows -- Lincoln is Shot, War is Over, The Grand Review (Reorg. List).
[23] Mustering Out -- Fort Leavenworth and Homeward Bound.
[24] Stories of the Flag.
[25] Reunions of the Gallant 15th, 1881 to 1919.
[26] The Men -- Photos, Memories & Letters Home (Illinois Cemetery Burial List).
Subject and Illustration Index.

Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Fine
Jacket Condition: None

Publisher: [Polo Historical Society]
Place: Polo, Illinois
Year: 2019

ISBN: 0979585848

Keywords: 15th Illinois Infantry Regiment, Civil War, history, Battle of Shiloh, Andersonville Prison, Illinois, Boone County, Carroll County, Jo Daviess County, Lake County, McHenry County, Ogle County, Stephenson County, Winnebago County,

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