Tuesday, December 2, 2008

45th Illinois

On back of monument:
45th Infantry,
Commanded by Col. John E. Smith.
Went into battle on this line about 9.00 a.m., April 6, 1862, and maintained this position until 11.00 a.m., when it joined the division on a new line. The regiment lost 1 officer and 22 men killed; 17 officers and 170 men wounded; 3 men missing; total, 213.

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