The Ninety-Ninth Illinois Infantry

The Ninety-Ninth Illinois Infantry (HM2DK6)

Location: Pittsfield, IL 62363 Pike County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 37.084', W 90° 36.382'

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The Ninety-Ninth Illinois Infantry, Pike County's famous Civil War regiment and first regiment out of state under call of 1862, was mustered at Florence Illinois and embarked at this spot for St. Louis, August 23rd, 1862. Was 62 days under fire. Lost in battle and from wounds and disease 187 men.
HM NumberHM2DK6
Year Placed1933
Placed ByDick Gilmer Womans Relief Corps. NO. 294, Pittsfield, Illinois, Auxiliary to the Grand Army of the Republic
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Date Added Tuesday, January 15th, 2019 at 1:01pm PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15S E 705464 N 4388105
Decimal Degrees39.61806667, -90.60636667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 37.084', W 90° 36.382'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 37' 5.0400000000002" N, 90° 36' 22.92" W
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Area Code(s)217
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Closest Postal AddressAt or near 25167 492th Street, Pittsfield IL 62363, US
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