Tuesday, June 3, 2008

49th Illinois

On back of monument:
49th Infantry,
Commanded by Lieut. Col. Phineas Pease, Wounded.
This regiment fell in for battle on its color line about 8.30 a.m., April 6, 1862, and held it but a short time when it moved back fighting to this place. Its loss in the battle was 2 officers and 17 men killed; 4 officers and 79 men wounded; 8 men missing; total, 110.

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