Monday, June 9, 2008

12th Illinois

On back of monument:
12th Infantry,
Commanded by
1. Lieut. Col. A. L. Chetlain.
2. Capt. J. R. Hugunin.
Held this line and one in the ravine about 75 yards to the front from 10.30 a.m. until 2.00 p.m., April 6, 1862, when the regiment was forced to take a new position about 400 yards to the rear. It lost in the battle, 2 officers and 20 men killed; 5 officers and 71 men wounded; 1 officer and 3 men missing; total, 102.

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