History of the 124th Regiment Illinois Infantry Volunteers Otherwise Known as the "Hundred And Two Dozen, " From August, 1862, to August, 1865. Hardcover measuring 5-1/2" x 8-1/4", 519 pages. Discoloration/deterioration on spine and back cover. Wear along Bottom of covers and on the corners. This does not affect the inside of the book.Hinges partially cracked but firm. Spotting/stains to a few pages mainly near the front and back. On August 7, 1862, in response to President Abraham Lincoln's call for troops to fight in the American Civil War, a muster roll was begun in the office of Judge John H. Howe in Kewanee, in Henry County, Illinois. Company A and Company F were from the village of Kewanee.
Company B was recruited in Batavia and Lodi, in Kane county. Company C, known as the Springfield Company, was raised in Springfield, Illinois and in Jersey county. Company D was raised from Colchester and Tennessee townships in the Illinois county of McDonough.
It was consolidated with a band of Good Templars from Chicago and Dundee, Illinois. After being mustered into federal service, the regiment moved south to begin its service in the Western Theatre.
Upon reaching the front at Jackson, Tennessee, it became part of Grant's operations which culminated in the Siege of Vicksburg. All Dancing Eye Books items are packed with care to assure their safe arrival to you. The item "124th Regiment Illinois Infantry Volunteers CIVIL WAR Original Period Book, 1880" is in sale since Sunday, June 24, 2018. This item is in the category "Books\Antiquarian & Collectible".The seller is "coreopsisz" and is located in Dixon, Illinois. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Mexico, Germany, Japan, Brazil, France, Australia, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, South africa, Belgium, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Norway, Saudi arabia, Ukraine, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Chile, Colombia, Costa rica, Dominican republic, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, El salvador, Honduras, Jamaica, Antigua and barbuda, Aruba, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Saint kitts and nevis, Saint lucia, Montserrat, Turks and caicos islands, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei darussalam, Bolivia, Ecuador, Egypt, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Cayman islands, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Peru, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Viet nam, Uruguay.