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were sworn in for three months service, at the expiration of which they reorganized and enlisted for three years. Illinois responded promptly to every call for men, and was one of the few States which furnished troops in excess of its quota. Of the generals who attained prominence in the war, Illinois is credited with: Grant, Logan, McClernand, Schofield, Palmer, Hurlbut, Black, Giles A. Smith, Oglesby, McArthur, Grierson, John E. Smith, Eugene A. Carr, White, Carlin, Lawler, Morgan, E. J. Farnsworth, Mulligan, and many others. As in the troops from other States, many of the Illinois regiments had distinctive synonyms by which they were known as well as by their numerical designations. Among these were: First Scotch 12th Illinois. Yates Phalanx 39th Illinois. Second Scotch 65th Illinois. First Douglass 42d Illinois. First Irish 23d Illinois. Northwestern Rifles 44th Illinois. Irish Legion 90th Illinois. Lead Mine regiment 45th Illinois. First Hec
tions with the men who, in tears, laid down their arms. It did not die when the Confederates accepted the results of the war. time has only hallowed the memory of the glorious manhood displayed in those days by the men of both armies. The soldiers, had their sentiments prevailed, would soon have bound up the wounds of war, as they did those received in battle. But politicians, for a time, interfered. Federal generals killed in battle group no. 5: Brigadier-generals Elon J. Farnsworth Gettysburg July 3, 1863. Stephen H. weed, Gettysburg July 2, 1863. Edw. P. Chapin, Port Hudson May 27, 1863. Vincent strong, Gettysburg July 7, 1863. Conrad F. Jackson, Fredericksburg December 13, 1862. Pleasant A. Hackleman, Corinth October 3, 1862. Joshua W. Sill, Stone's River December 31, 1862. Geo. D. Bayard, Fredericksburg December 14, 1862. Wm. R. Terrill, Perryville October 8, 1862. Geo. W. Taylor, Manassas (Second Bull Run) August 31, 1862. of untold
Nov. 29, 1862. Davis, E. J., Nov. 10, 1864. Deitzler, Geo. W., Nov. 29, 1862. Denver, Jas. W., Aug. 14, 1861. Dewey, J. A., Nov. 20, 1865. Dodge, Chas. C., Nov. 29, 1862. Dow, Neal, April 28, 1862. Duffie, Alfred N., June 23, 1863. Dumont, E., Sept. 3, 1861. Dwight, Wm., Nov. 29, 1862. Edwards, John, Sept. 26, 1864. Ellett, Alfred W., Nov. 1, 1862. Este, Geo. P., May 31, 1865. Eustis, H. L., Sept. 12, 1863. Ewing, Charles, Mar. 8, 1865. Fairchild, Lucius, Oct. 19, 1865. Farnsworth, E. J., June 29, 1863. Farnsworth, J. F., Nov. 29, 1862. Fry, Speed S., Mar. 21, 1862. Gamble, Wm., Sept. 25, 1865. Garrard, Th. T., Nov. 29, 1862. Gilbert, Chas. C., Sept. 9, 1862. Gorman, W. A., Sept. 7, 1861. Hackleman, P. A., April 28, 1862. Hamilton, A. J., Nov. 14, 1862. Harding, A. C., Mar. 13, 1863. Harker, Chas. G., Sept. 20, 1863. Harland, Edw., Nov. 29, 1862. Harrow, William, Nov. 29, 1862. Hascall, Milo S., April 25, 1862. Haupt, Herman, Sept. 5, 1862. Haynie, I. N.
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