The 85th Illinois


Picture of the 85th Infantry submitted by Mike Robertson
1st Lieut. John Marion Robertson is the tall bearded man just left of the center
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National Cemetery near Chattanooga, Tennessee
Calvin Boon (foreground) served in the 85th Inf.
Lookout Mountain in the background
Submitted by Ron Manroe



History of the 85th Illinois Volunteers
Illinois Volunteer Infantry

Compiled and published under the Auspices of the
Regimental Association

Henry J. Aten

First Sergeant Company G
Member of the Society of the Army of the Cumberland

Hiawatha, Kansas


This is the 85th Illinois Infantry book (from the local library)
that I used for this project.

ranscribed by Ron Manroe & Janine Crandell)


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