93 Illinois Infantry Ided Shield/Ladder Badge

A very nice ladder/shield badge worn by Union veteran A.C. Stevens.  The badge has an arrow hanger to represent the 17th Corps.  Written on the arrow is "War 1861 - 5".  A shield is attached to the hanger.  Written on the shield is "A.C. Stevens. Co. I  93. ILL. Vol. Inf.".  Arthur C. Stevens mustered in Company I of the 93rd Illinois Infantry in October, 1862 and was mustered out in June, 1865.  

93rd REGIMENT INFANTRY.

  • Organized at Chicago, Ill., and
  • mustered in October 13, 1862.
  • Moved to Memphis, Tenn., November 9 - 14, 1862.
  • Attached to 5th Brigade, 5th Division, District of Memphis, Tenn., 13th Army Corps (Old), Dept. of the Tennessee, November, 1862.
  • 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, District of Memphis, 13th Army Corps, to December, 1862.
  • 3rd Brigade, 7th Division, 16th Army Corps, to January, 1863.
  • 3rd Brigade, 7th Division, 17th Army Corps, to September, 1863.
  • 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, 17th Army Corps, to December, 1863.
  • 3rd Brigade, 3rd Division, 15th Army Corps, to August, 1864.
  • 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 15th Army Corps, to April, 1865.
  • 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 15th Army Corps, to June, 1865.
SERVICE.-
  • Grant's Central Mississippi Campaign November, 1862, to January, 1863.
    • Tallahatchie March November 26 - December 12, 1862.
  • At Ridgway, Tenn., January to March, 1863.
  • Moved to Lake Providence, La., March 3,
  • thence to Helena, Ark., March 10.
  • Expedition to Yazoo Pass by Moon Lake, Yazoo Pass and Coldwater and Tallahatchie Rivers March 13 - April 5.
  • Operations against Fort Pemberton and Greenwood March 13 - April 5.
  • Moved to Millikens Bend, La., April 13.
  • Movement on Bruinsburg and turning Grand Gulf April 25 - 30.
  • Battle of Port Gibson, Miss., May 1 (Reserve).
  • Battles of Raymond May 12;
  • near Raymond May 13;
  • Jackson May 14;
  • Champion's Hill May 16;
  • Big Black River May 17.
  • Siege of Vicksburg May 18 - July 4.
    • Assaults on Vicksburg May 19 and 22.
    • Surrender of Vicksburg July 4.
  • Moved to Jackson, Miss., July 13 - 15.
  • Siege of Jackson July 15 - 17.
  • At Vicksburg till September 12.
  • Moved to Helena, Ark., September 12,
  • thence to Memphis, Tenn., September 30.
  • March to Chattanooga, Tenn., October 3 - November 19.
    • Operations on the Memphis and Charleston R. R. in Alabama October 20 - 29.
  • Chattanooga - Ringgold Campaign November 23 - 27.
    • Tunnel Hill November 23 - 24.
    • Mission Ridge November 25.
    • Pursuit to Graysville November 26 - 27.
  • Moved to Bridgeport, Ala., December 3.
  • To Larkinsville, Ala., December 22, and
  • to Huntsville, Ala., January 17, 1864.
  • Duty there till June.
  • Demonstration on Dalton, Ga., February 22 - 27.
    • Tunnel Hill, Buzzards Roost Gap and Rocky Faced Ridge February 23 - 25.
  • Moved to Decatur, Ala., June 12,
  • thence march to Stevenson, Ala., June 14 - 25.
  • To Kingston, Ga., June 27 - 28,
  • thence to Etowah and guard bridge and crossing till July 11.
  • At Kingston till August 2.
  • March to Allatoona August 2 - 3.
  • Pursuit of Wheeler to Spring Place August 15 - 18.
  • At Resaca and Allatoona till November.
    • Battle of Allatoona October 5.
  • March to the sea November 15 - December 10.
  • Seige of Savannah December 10 - 21.
  • Campaign of the Carolinas January to April 1865.
    • Salkehatchie Swamps, S.C., February 2 - 5.
    • South Edisto River February 9.
    • North Edisto River February 12 - 13.
    • Columbia February 15 - 17.
    • West's Cross Roads February 25 (Detachment).
    • Battle of Bentonville, N.C., March 20 - 21.
    • Occupation of Goldsboro March 24.
    • Advance on Raleigh April 10 - 14.
    • Occupation of Raleigh April 14.
    • Bennett's House April 26.
    • Surrender of Johnston and his army.
  • March to Washington, D. C., via Richmond, Va., April 29 - May 19.
  • Grand Review May 24.
  • Mustered out June 23 and
  • discharged at Chicago, Ill., July 7, 1865.

Regiment lost during service

  • 4 Officers and 147 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and
  • 1 Officer and 142 Enlisted men by disease.
  • Total 294. 

Shipping Weight: 1 lb
Price: $485.00 USD


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