Illinois Civil War Union Artillery Units

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The information in this list of Military Units comes from the Civil War Soldiers and Sailors web site. That web site can also be searched by the name of a soldier.

  • 1st Regiment, Illinois Light Artillery
    First known as Smith's Chicago Light Artillery.
    Entered State service for three months, April 17, 1861.
    Mustered out at Chicago, Illinois, July 3, 1865.
    Thereafter Batteries were organized and mustered in at various times and places.
    Batteries also mustered out at various times and places.
  • 2nd Regiment, Illinois Light Artillery
    Organized at Peoria, Illinois, and mustered into State service May 23, 1861.
    Duty in District of Southeast Missouri till July, 1863.) Battery mustered out July 28, 1865.
  • Chicago Mercantile Battery, Illinois Light Artillery
    Organized at Chicago, Illinois, and mustered in August 29, 1862.
    Served in various locations. At New Orleans, Louisiana in June 1865, then ordered home for muster out.
    Mustered out at Chicago, Illinois, July 10, 1865.