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Thirty-First Illinois Infantry.

John E. Smith's Brigade — Logan's Division--Seventeenth Corps.

(1) Col. John A. Logan, Major-Gen. (3) Col. Edwin S. Mccook; Bvt. Major-Gen.
(2) Col. Lyndorf Ozburn; Bvt. Brig-Gen. (4) Col. Robert N. Pearson; Bvt. Brig.-Gen.

companies. killed and died of wounds. died of disease, accidents, in Prison, &c. Total Enrollment.
Officers. Men. Total. Officers. Men. Total.
Field and Staff 2   2 1   1 16
Company A 1 22 23   32 32 183
  B 1 14 15   30 30 179
  C   16 16   33 33 173
  D 3 18 21   38 38 185
  E   16 16   24 24 178
  F   16 16 1 24 25 174
  G   17 17 1 39 40 182
  H 1 15 16   27 27 195
  I   17 17   26 26 178
  K 1 15 16   20 20 166
Totals 9 166 175 3 293 296 1,809

Total of killed and wounded, 630; died of disease in Confederate prisons (previously included), 19.

battles. K. & M. W. battles. K. & M. W.
Belmont, Mo. 18 Trenton, Tenn. 1
Fort Donelson, Tenn. 58 Canton, Miss. 1
Burnt Bridge, Tenn. 1 Kenesaw Mountain, Ga. 5
Grand Junction, Tenn. 1 Battle of Atlanta, Ga. 49
Thompson's Hill, Miss. 1 Siege of Atlanta, Ga. 3
Raymond, Miss. 2 Lovejoy's Station, Ga. 3
Champion's Hill, Miss. 8 March to the Sea 1
Vicksburg Assault, May 22, 1863 5 Wateree River, S. C. 1
Siege of Vicksburg, Miss. 13 Bentonville, N. C. 1
Jackson, Tenn. 1 Place unknown 2

Present, also, at Fort Henry, Tenn. Siege of Corinth; Tuscumbia River; Jackson, Miss.; Meridian Raid; Big Shanty, Ga.; Jonesboro, Ga.; Siege of Savannah; Salkahatchie, S. C.; Columbia, S. C.

notes.--Organized at Cairo, September 18, 1861. In November it fought at Belmont, where it lost 10 killed, 70 wounded, and 4 missing. In February, 1862, it moved up the Tennessee River, and was present at the bombardment of Fort Henry; thence it marched over the hills to Fort Donelson, where it went into position in front of the enemy's works, amid winter's snow and storm. It was engaged in the assault, during which the regiment evinced a remarkable steadiness under fire, changing front to rear on tenth company in the face of severe musketry, over uneven ground and in tangled brush. Colonel Logan, who still commanded the Thirty-first, was seriously wounded in this action, and Lieutenant-Colonel John H. White was killed; the total loss was 31 killed, 117 wounded, and 28 missing. During the Vicksburg campaign, the Thirty-first served in J. E. Smith's Brigade, Logan's Division, Seventeenth Corps; it lost at Raymond, 1 killed and 6 wounded; at Champion's Hill, 5 killed and 18 wounded; and on May 22d, in the grand assault on Vicksburg, 3 killed and 21 wounded, including Lieutenant-Colonel John D. Rees, who was mortally wounded by a hand-grenade while mounting the parapet. It also sustained severe losses in the trenches during the siege, several being killed in the fight over the crater at the Mine Explosion at Fort Hill, May 25th. The regiment encountered its hardest fighting and greatest percentage of loss on July 22; 1864, at the battle of Atlanta; it was then in Leggett's (3d) Division, Seventeenth Corps.

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