Tuesday, June 3, 2008

43rd Illinois

On back of monument:
43d Infantry,
Commanded by Lieut. Col. A. Englemann.
This regiment formed on its color line on the morning of April 6, 1862, and moved forward to a position supporting Waterhouse's Battery, which was held until 10:00 a.m., when it fell back to this point and formed a line with the rest of the brigade. Its loss in the battle was 5 officers and 45 men killed; 7 officers and 111 men wounded; 29 men missing; total, 197.

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