Tagged: major battles


The 9th Illinois Infantry at the Battle of Shiloh

The 9th Illinois Infantry began the Civil War as a three months’ enlistment unit in April 1861. Upon the expiration of that term, it was reestablished as a unit for a three year enlistment....


The 14th New Jersey Infantry at the Battle of Monocacy

In the summer of 1864, as the Union Army of the Potomac and the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia were engaged in the battles of the Overland Campaign followed by the Siege of Petersburg,...