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100th Regiment, Illinois Infantry

Organized at Joliet, Ill., and mustered in August 30, 1862. Left state for Louisville, Ky., September 2, 1862. Attached to 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, Army of Kentucky, Dept. of the Ohio, to October, 1862. 15th Brigade, 6th Division, 2nd Army Corps, Army of the Ohio, to November, 1862. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, Left Wing 14th Army Corps, Army of the Cumberland, to January, 1863. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 21st Army Corps, Army of the Cumberland, to October, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, 4th Army Corps, to June, 1865.

SERVICE.-Pursuit of Bragg into Kentucky October 1-18. Battle of Perryville, Ky., October 8 (Reserve). Nelson's Cross Roads October 18. March to Nashville, Tenn., October 18-November 26, and duty there till December 26. Advance on Murfreesboro December 26-30. Lavergne December 26-27. Battle of Stone's River December 30-31, 1862, and January 1-3, 1863. At Murfreesboro till June. Middle Tennessee or Tullahoma Campaign June 24-July 7. Occupation of Middle Tennessee till August 16. Passage of Cumberland Mountains and Tennessee River and Chickamauga (Ga.) Campaign August 16-September 22. Expedition from Tracy City to Tennessee River August 22-24. Near Lee and Gordon's Mills September 17-18. Battle of Chickamauga, Ga., September 19-20. Siege of Chattanooga, Tenn., September 24-November 23. Chattanooga-Ringgold Campaign November 23-27. Battles of Orchard Knob November 23-24; Mission Ridge November 25.

March to relief of Knoxville and operations in East Tennessee December 28-February 1, 1864. At Athens, Tenn., February to April. Atlanta (Ga.) Campaign May 1-September 8. Demonstration on Rocky Faced Ridge May 8-11. Buzzard's Roost Gap May 8-9. Demonstrations on Dalton May 9-13. Battle of Resaca May 14-15. Adairsville May 17. Near Kingston May 18-19. Near Cassville May 19. Advance on Dallas May 22-25. Operations on line of Pumpkin Vine Creek and battles about Dallas, New Hope Church and Allatoona Hills May 25-June 5. Operations about Marietta and against Kenesaw Mountain June 10-July 2. Pine Mountain June 11-14. Lost Mountain June 15-17. Assault on Kenesaw June 27. Ruff's Station, Smyrna Camp Ground, July 4. Chattahoochie River July 5-17. Buckhead, Nancy's Creek, July 18. Peach Tree Creek July 19-20. Siege of Atlanta July 22-August 25. Flank movement on Jonesboro August 25-30. Battle of Jonesboro August 31-September 1. Lovejoy Station September 2-6. Operations against Hood in North Georgia and North Alabama September 28-November 3.

Nashville (Tenn.) Campaign November-December. Columbia, Duck River, November 24-27. Spring Hill November 29. Battle of Franklin November 30. Battle of Nashville December 15-16. Pursuit of Hood to the Tennessee River December 17-28. Moved to Huntsville, Ala., and duty there till March, 1865. Expedition to Bull's Gap and operations in East Tennessee March 20-April 22. Moved to Nashville, Tenn., and duty there till June. Mustered out at Nashville, Tenn., June 12, and discharged at Chicago, Ill., June 15, 1865. Regiment lost during service 7 Officers and 73 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 134 Enlisted men by disease. Total 214.

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U.S. Civil War Soldier Records and Profiles Name: Elias Yates Residence: Wilmington, Illinois Enlistment Date: 26 Jul 1862 Rank at enlistment: Private State Served: Illinois Survived the War?: Yes Service Record: Enlisted in Company A, Illinois 100th Infantry Regiment on 30 Aug 1862. Promoted to Full Corporal. Mustered out on 19 May 1865. Sources: Illinois: Roster of Officers and Enlisted Men

Name: Elias Yates Side: Union Regiment State/Origin: Illinois Regiment Name: 100 Illinois Infantry Regiment Name Expanded: 100th Regiment, Illinois Infantry COMPANY: A Rank In: Private Rank In Expanded: Private Rank Out: Corporal Rank Out Expanded: Corporal Film Number: M539 roll 101

Headstones Provided for Deceased Union Civil War Veterans, 1879-1903 about Elias Yates Name: Elias Yates State of Cemetery: Iowa

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