Tuesday, June 3, 2008

29th Illinois

On back of monument:
29th Infantry,
Commanded by Lieut. Col. Chas. M. Ferrell.
Went into battle on this line at 8.30 a.m., April 6, 1862, and held it until 10.00 a.m., then retreated to a position north of Corinth road facing Purdy road. It lost in the battle 3 officers and 9 men killed; 2 officers and 71 men wounded; 4 men missing; total, 89.

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