The 85th Illinois Regiment
Volunteer Infantry

History of the 85th Illinois Regiment Volunteer Infantry by Henry J. Aten

85th Illinois Regimental History from the Illinois Archive

85th Illinois Regimental Muster Roll

Letter written during war to Lincoln by John Aten, Company G and the answer
Tells the conditions they were made to suffer in camp


Picture of the 85th Infantry submitted by Mike Robertson
1st Lieutenant John Marion Robertson is the tall bearded man just left of the center


National Cemetery near Chattanooga, Tennessee
Calvin Boon (foreground) served in the 85th Inf.; Lookout Mountain in the background
Submitted by Ron Manroe


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